2009 Clos la Boheme

- 750 ml
93
JS
Availability: Out of Stock
$27.95
Availability: Out of stock
Product ID
57908-750-AI

Wine Critic Reviews:

Drank this with Mike D and some friends in New York City last night. It was served blind and some thought it was a California Cab due to its opulent fruit, but it wasn't jammy. So it still seemed Bordeaux. Shows the magic of the 2009 vintage. The red is a layered and rich wine with blueberry and licorice character. Full body with velvety tannins and a very juicy fruit. Extracted yet excellent. Bridge for serious California Cabernet Sauvignon lovers... James Suckling "This 1,100-case micro production "Vin De Garage" is by all accounts a luxury wine, with the exception of the price! It's literally steps from Margaux and tastes like any $60+ Bordeaux, except it could be even more elegant and refined than most. When the staff blind tasted me on it, I was sure that I was being served one of the great wines of the vintage, and in some ways, I was! Enjoy under-paying for a phenomenal Bordeaux that drinks now-2018." - Dave Sokolin

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Availability Out of Stock
Vintage 2009
Format 750 ml
Color Red
Country France: Words fail us when trying to adequately portray France's place in the world of wine. It's downright impossible to imagine what wine would feel and taste like had it not been for France's many, many viticultural pioneers. Fine wine is the blood of France's vigorously beating heart, and it finds itself in many aspects of French culture. With a viticultural history that dates all the way back to the 6th century BC, France now enjoys its position as the most famous and reputable wine region on the planet. If you have a burning passion for masterfully crafted, mouth-watering, mind-expanding wines, then regular visits to France are probably already in your schedule, and for a good reason.
Producer Boheme
Rating 93 JS
Region Bordeaux: Even among the greatest and most reputable wine regions on the planet, Bordeaux stands above the rest. The winemakers of this region have a single-minded dedication to the fine art of viticulture and their efforts never fail to show. If you consider yourself a fine wine enthusiast, you owe it to yourself to visit Bordeaux - life changing. Whether you wish to drink some inspirational and gripping wine as soon as possible, or you want to add some masterpieces to your collection, no region on Earth is a more obvious choice. The noble and beautiful Garonne and Dordogne rivers surge through southwestern France, enriching the soil in a way very few other places can boast. The limestone-based earth is rich in calcium, and the almost oceanic climate conditions give the staple Bordeaux grape varietals vigor and flavor like nowhere else. For their illustrious reds, Bordeaux winemakers rely on a proven combination of Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. Meanwhile, a sip of their excellent white wine hints at the use of Semillon, Muscadelle and Sauvignon Blanc.Each of these varietals carries a unique identity, making every quality wine a character piece to rival Citizen Kane. It can be incredibly hard to choose only a few wines to collect for your cellar!
Type of Wine Bordeaux Red: Picture in your mind a combination of cedar, lead pencil, blackcurrant, plum and mineral aromatics, and texture that caresses your palate like a playful lover. The experience is thrilling from the first whiff to the final seconds of a tannic, generous finish - that is what you'll get from a Bordeaux Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend: Since its birth in France, the art of Bordeaux-inspired blends has been brought to regions like California, and Washington, where New World visionaries add their own unique spin to the formula, creating mouth-watering tributes to Bordeaux's viticultural greatness. Today, with a compelling cultural mixture, sampling Bordeaux blends is more excited than ever.
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