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Thursday, 18 June 2020

Intermarché "Expert Club" St Nicolas de Bourgueil, 2018

A juicy, herbaceous red Loire from Intermarché 

Intermarché "Expert Club" St Nicolas de Bourgueil, 2018

The main grape in the Loire's Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil sub-region is Cabernet Franc; it finds a home in most areas of Atlantic France and this far north, tends towards freshness and leafiness.

Intermarché "Expert Club" St Nicolas de Bourgueil, 2018 (around €5) red and black fruits, earthy beetroot, herbaceous rubbed sage and pencil shavings; fresh acidity and harmonious, supple texture with fine, gentle tannins. Light, juicy and elegant.

Thoroughly pleasant.

Light enough to sip in the garden on a summer's eve, match with picnic foods, herby sausages or lamb with rosemary.

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