2008 Chateau Saint-Hilaire, Medoc, Bordeaux

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Press and Tasting Notes

A beautiful expression of a Bordeaux, Chateau Saint-Hilaire delivers wonderful dark berry fruit, nice purity with hints of black pepper, cloves and mocha notes. A fresh, aromatic nose of tobacco spice and blackcurrant fill the glass; the wine has a juicy style with elegant tannins. Fresh blackberry, a long finish, plush, pure fruit with lovely bala ... Read More »

A Merchant's Pick


Featured June 07, 2010

THE REVIEW

Hold your horses Spectator and Parker, while 2009 Bordeaux may be good, there is still tremendous value in the 2005 vintage.
    Collectors will always purchase their favorite chateau regardless of price, but there are far more enthusiasts looking for quality and not the hype. Let's not forget, before the 2009 vintage (which won't be released for a few years), the 2005 vintage was touted as THE vintage of the decade. In that vein, we bring you a delicious value, the 2005 Chateau Saint-Hilaire from the Medoc region of Bordeaux.
    A beautiful expression of a 2005 Bordeaux, Chateau Saint-Hilaire delivers wonderful dark berry fruit, nice purity with hints of black pepper, cloves and mocha notes. A fresh, aromatic nose of tobacco spice and blackcurrant fill the glass; the wine has a juicy style with elegant tannins. Fresh blackberry, a long finish and plush, pure fruit, the wine has lovely balance and length and just the right amount of earth aromas.
    Chateau Saint-Hilaire delivers a classic styling of the Medoc. Enjoy now and over the next five years with game, beef and hard cheeses. [50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc]Read More »