Chateau Puy Arnaud Cotes de Castillon 2005

Chateau Puy Arnaud, Cotes de Castillon 2005 The oak makes its presence known when you smell this wine. In the mouth the full ripeness of the fruit comes through, with ample concentration and plenty of structure – a solid value in $10 Bordeaux. The grape behind this wine is Merlot, grown biodynamically. The vines average 30 years of age. The wine is aged in a combination of new and used oak as well as tanks. Winemaker Jean-Luc Thunevin. Proprietor Jean-Marie Maureze. Mis en bouteille by the proprietaire Maureze in Belves de Castillon 13.5% $9.99 at Bottle Barn

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Ray Johnson is the Executive Director of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University. He writes about food and wine, his travels and the business of wine. He makes his home in Sonoma County, California.
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