From the very good 2008 vintage and scoring 85-7/100 Parker points The introductory offering, the 2008 Bouscat Tradition was made from very low yields (27 hectoliters per hectare), a characteristic of this vintage, and possesses a surprising 13.5% alcohol. A blend of 70% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, and the balance Cabernet Franc and Malbec, it exhibits a deep ruby/purple color as well as notes of blueberries and raspberries, crisp acids, medium body, and abundant spice. " Drink now - 2020.
This vintage wine is shipped in a deluxe silk lined wooden presentation box with four wine accessories (corkscrew, wine pourer, drip stopper & wine thermometer) [worth £17.99] at no extra cost and now includes a free gift card with your personal message and tasting and storage notes.
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The 2008 vintage in Bordeaux was a good year with a wet winter and a cold April. It was the second wettest May since the second world war and there was hail storms in June. July was extremely sunny but August was very wet which again worried producers. The harvest was again saved with warm and sunny weather in September and October. The Haut Medoc is the pick of the regions for 2008.
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