2008 Château Deyrem Valentin Margaux Wine Tasting Note

2008 Château Deyrem Valentin  (Margaux) 87

Medium bodied, open, fresh, bright and earthy, with tobacco and leafy aromas mixed with red fruits. Soft and earthy, the finish is not, but the fruits are fresh, with an earthy, leafy edge.

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deyrem valentin Wine Tasting Notes, Ratings

When to Drink Chateau Deyrem Valentin, Anticipated Maturity, Decanting Time

Chateau Deyrem Valentin can be enjoyed on the young side with decanting. Young vintages can be decanted for an average of 1-2 hours, give or take. This allows the wine to soften and open its perfume. Older vintages might need very little decanting, just enough to remove the sediment.

Chateau Deyrem Valentin is usually better with at least 6-10 years of bottle age. Of course that can vary slightly, depending on the vintage character. Chateau Deyrem Valentin offers its best drinking and should reach peak maturity between 10-20 years of age after the vintage.

Serving Chateau Deyrem Valentin, with Wine, Food, Pairing Tips

Chateau Deyrem Valentin is best served at 15.5 degrees Celsius, 60 degrees Fahrenheit. The cool, almost cellar temperature gives the wine more freshness and lift.

The red wine of Chateau Deyrem Valentin is best served with all types of classic meat dishes, veal, pork, beef, lamb, duck, game, roast chicken, roasted, braised and grilled dishes. Chateau Deyrem Valentin is a perfect match with Asian dishes, hearty fish courses like tuna, mushrooms and pasta as well as cheese.