58 Guineas Claret

2018

Bordeaux, France

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Claret is the English name for Bordeaux wines and this particular red is named after the reported price Sir Robert Walpole, the First Lord of the Treasury, paid in 1713, to smuggle twenty hogsheads of claret into Britain, where it was highly prized by London's fashionable wealthy elite.

Key flavours

  • Redcurrant
  • Cranberry
  • Cedar

Taste Profile

Sweetness

Dry

Sweet

Acidity

Low

High

Aroma Intensity

Light

Full

Body

Light

Full

Tannins

Low

High

Grapes

Merlot; Cabernet Sauvignon; Cabernet Franc