To the victor go the spoils, just as this Lussac-St.-Émilion red will reward anyone who drinks it with a consummate tasting experience. Vividly expressive of its terroir, the wine’s dark fruit flavors of currant, cherry and plum are deftly interwoven with savory nuances of coffee bean and dried herbs, while polished tannins on the finish lend support and sophistication. Save this wine for a special gathering or milestone, or drink it to celebrate a well-earned victory.
Recipe PairingsRoasted Beef Tenderloin with Mushroom Ragout
Chateau d'Yquem, the Bordeaux estate in Sauternes known to produce the world's most coveted sweet dessert wine, was beloved by Russian czars. The brother of Duke Constantine bought 400 barrels of the 1847 vintage for 20,000 gold francs.