2015 Vainqueur Appellation Lussac-St. Émilion Contrôlée

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 Pairings

Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Mushroom Ragout

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Region

Bordeaux, France

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