Auchan Calais for around €6 on the way back from a holiday in the south of France in 2012
Pierre Chanau is Auchan's own label for wines. This St Emilion is a
right-bank Bordeaux with a silver medal from concours de Bordeaux.
Plum fruit, earthiness and coffee grounds.
Good plum fruit, fresh acidity, some pepperiness and savouriness; good structural underpinnings and firm tannins on the finish.
Drinking nicely now, it will continue to improve for a few more years.
Textbook right-bank Merlot. Good.
Match with beef dishes.
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