Boxwood Winery, Topiary Cabernet Franc/Merlot, Middleburg Virginia
A superb blend of classic Bordeaux varieties Cabernet Franc and Merlot. This wine displays excellent typicity with smooth texture, creamy oak and impressively long aromatic finish.
- Colour: Red
- Grapes: Merlot, Cabernet Franc
- Vintage: 2010
- Closure: cork
- Alcohol: 13.8%
- 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
- Press: August 2011: Featured in CNBC's 10 award winning wines you've never heard of; http://winesofvirginia.blogspot.com/2011/08/10-award-winning-wines-youve-never.html.
£26.50or £25.18 when purchasing any 12 mixed bottles.