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Discover Château Rouget, Pomerol, 2006 & 2008

DiscoverVin is proud to be importing, distributing and retailing wine from one of the great producers of Pomerol, Château Rouget.Wines from both the 2006 and 2008 vintages are available exclusively fromwww.discovervin.com.au Pomerol is one of the most famous appellations in the Bordeaux region. Situated on the “right bank”, Pomerol makes some of the greatest Merlot based wines in the world. Pomerol is somewhat unusual in that it does not have a classification system like some of the other French wine regions. Château Rouget is regarded by many experts as one of the top producers in this small, but distinctive appellation. According to the 2011 Best Wines of France guide published by La Revue du Vin de France (Review of Wines of France), Chateau Rouget is situated in the middle of some of the best terroir of Pomerol. As a consequence of their pricing policy the wines are great value. The team at DiscoverVin have looked at a number of producers in the region and chosen not only one of th…

Wine Enthusiast Scores DiscoverVin Wines Highly

DiscoverVin were pleased with these scores for wines from our estates in South West France. WINE ENTHUSIAST is a USA based wine magazine and retailer of wine related products. The Wine Enthusiast tasting panel consists of knowledgeable international wine critics. The scores are for the vintages indicated.  DiscoverVin stocks wines from some of the vintages mentioned.
AOP ESTATE CUVEE VINTAGE RATING CAHORS CHÂTEAU HAUT MONPLAISIR Tradition 2008 88 pts Prestige 2008 89 pts Pur Plaisir 2008 90 pts

Melbourne Food & Wine Festival Sweet Discovery Menu

SWEET DISCOVERY MENU 8th March 2012
Duck Liver Parfait, Sweet Wine Aspic, Granny Smith Apple & Witlof Salad Wine: Chateau Jolys Cuvée Jean, 2008-A late harvest style of 100% Petit Manseng- honey and tropical fruits with a powerful yet smooth palate.
Seared Scallops with Clams & Samphire Wine: Domaine Bellegarde, Jurançon Sec “La Pierre Blanche”, 2006 A blend of Gros Manseng and Petit Manseng, aged in oak for 12 months – a complex wine with spicy, citrus and tropical flavours, good acid provides balance and structure.
Rolled Rabbit Loin with Wild Mushroom Stuffing, Wood Roast Carrots & Figs Wine: Producteurs du Plaimont, Madiran Rouge, Arte Benedicte, 2006A blend based on Tannat- roundness and structure from the tannins balanced with aromatic freshness.
Cheese Course-Ossau Iraty – the cheese of the Pyrenees. Wine: Domaine Bellegarde, Jurançon Moelleux “Cuvée Thibault”, 2007A late harvest style, 100% Petit Manseng- tropical, citrus and candied fruits, balanced with a dry finish.
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French Food & Wine Dinner at Waddingtons of Kergunyah