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October 27, 2014 Comments (0) Views: 3176 Good Wine Revolution

Value Bordeaux

 

Jean-Luc-Thunevin

With all the time I spent studying and working in Bordeaux, I brought back with me a plethora of great contacts and wine discoveries to share. From our friends at Ets. Thunevin, the Negociant branch of Jean-Luc Thunevin, Owner of Chateau Valandraud, Premier Grand Cru Classé of Saint Emilion, I present to you the 2010 Chateau La Croix de Queynac, Bordeaux Superieur for only $14.95

CQ Bx Sup Rouge-1

 2010 Chateau La Croix de Queynac, AOC Bordeaux Superieur $14.95

ETS Jean-Luc Thunevin

LCBO VINATGES #0387514

La Croix de Queynac is located northwest of Lalande de Pomerol in the commune of Galgon on the Right Bank, where the soils are composed of sediment and clay. Thus it is has the ideal terroir for the estate vineyards planted to primarily Merlot, with some Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. The style is approachable, ripe and flavorful, tailored to suit the modern palate.

In 1999, Stéphane and Paola Gabard resumed the family vineyard which has been passed down since the 18th Century. The soils of the great Bordeaux Vineyards and the family knowledge allow them to vinify the wine combining tradition and the best oenologic progress. The name of our Château La Croix De Queynac refers to a site classified as a French Monument where some of our vines grow up all around. La Croix De Queynac used to be a church built by The Templiers going on the way to Saint-Jacques de Compostelle. Today you can only see some traces of this church.     

Enjoy a piece of this history and terroir for only $14.95 at your local LCBO VINTAGES store this weekend.

For more information about anything wine in Ontario, visit

    Nicholas Pearce Wines Inc  /  NP@WINES.COM  / 416-918-6425

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