Boxwood Winery, Cabernet/Merlot/Petit Verdot, Middleburg Virginia
A classic Bordeaux look alike made from a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot this wine has wonderfully rich concentrated fruit and flavours of blackcurrant and chocolate. Ripe, delicious and wonderfully structured, this is in the classic Bordeaux style.
- Colour: Red
- Grapes: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot
- Vintage: 2008
- Closure: cork
- Alcohol: 14%
- Other info: John Kent Cooke asked renowned viticulturist Lucie Morton to design Boxwood’s 16 acre vineyard and Purdue University Professor of oenology Richard Vine to advise acclaimed architect Hugh Jacobsen on the design of the state-of-the-art winery. In 2006, Stephane Derenoncourt, one of Bordeaux’s great winemakers, agreed to become a consultant to Boxwood and is now very much part of the team. This is a winery that pays astonishing attention to every aspect of their winemaking. Rachel Martin oversees the whole operation and makes the wine with resident winemaker Adam McTaggart and Stephane Derenoncourt.
- Winery website: www.boxwoodwinery.com
£26.50or £25.18 when purchasing any 12 mixed bottles.