Gift Boxed red wine – Rollan de By Bordeaux Bordeaux 2008


Who wouldn’t be happy with this sensational bottle of gift boxed red wine!  Cru Bourgeois Bordeaux at its best. We think this is wine with a WOW factor for taste and value for money. Currently being served on Air France A380 Business Class. Two stars in the French wine review bible, Guide Hachette. Four stars Decanter Magazine (UK)

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SKU: Rollan/gift Categories: , Tags: , , , , , , , YEAR: 2008SIZE: 750ml

We are sure anyone who loves red wine will be very impressed by this wine.

Region/Terroir:  Médoc –Cru bourgeois

Grapes:  Cabernet Sauvignon (20%), Merlot (70%), Petit Verdot (10%).

Soil:  Clayey-chalky gravel hills.

Wine making: Grapes picked by hand.  Fermentation occurs at low temperatures in stainless steel, temperature controlled vats.  Malolactic fermentation occurs partially in new oak barrels.  The wine is aged in oak for 16 months.

Cellaring potential:  A wine that will achieve full maturity a decade from the vintage, so its drinking beautifully now.  Or could be kept for several years – if you can resist!

Our Tasting notes:  This wine had a WOW factor in a large line up of wines from the Médoc.  Lifted nose with some floral (violet) notes and blackcurrant/cassis.  Gorgeous mouth feel,soft, round and long with great balance.  Complex palate , blackcurrants, liquorice notes and tobacco.  As good as many classified growths.


2 stars – Guide Hachette (French wine bible)

Gold Medal Concours Agricole Paris

90 points Wine Spectator

90 points Wine Enthusiast

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