Cap Royal Bordeaux Supérieur 2015
2015 is a top, highly rated vintage in the Bordeaux region. With the quality of the year, and the pedigree of the production, Cap Royal is an absolute must-buy in this offer. Jean-René Matignon, the technical director for Château Pichon Baron, oversees the parcel selection, the blending, and the winemaking for Cap Royal. Pichon Baron is an illustrious 2nd growth estate in Pauillac, sought after by wine collectors across the globe.
Cap Royal is named for the 14th century royal Cordouan lighthouse, the oldest in Europe which is situated at the entrance of Bordeaux’s Gironde River. This classic red is an oak aged blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot from fine vineyards throughout the Médoc. Look for black fruit, wild strawberry and violet aromas with a touch of toasted bread. The mouth is ample and silky with a long finish. Perfect for foods on the grill or with cheese and pâté. Cap Royal is owned by Compagnie Medocaine des Grands Crus, a fully owned subsidiary of AXA millesime also proprietor of Château Pichon Baron.
James SucklingQuite modern, offering spicy oak and mocha on the nose amid aromas of blueberries, cassis and bracken. The palate’s smooth and layered with mid-weight red fruits and lighter tannins that hold the finish in succulent style.