Château Lalande-Borie 2008
Bordeaux > Medoc > Saint-Julien
Grapes:65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc
History: Château Lalande Borie was founded in 1970 by Jean Eugène Borie on the Lalande terroir to which he added his family name. This is the 3rdlabel of the famed 2ndGrowth, Château Ducru-Beaucaillou.
Profile: Intoxicating notes of wild violets, rose, red berry, tobacco notes and a hint of Provençal herbs. Lush, deep structured, good oak presence due to 14 months aging in French Barrels.
Food Pairings: Best paired with lamb, steak, pork, and game dishes.