2019 Château Bourgneuf Pomerol Bordeaux France Wine Tasting Note


2019 Château Bourgneuf  (Pomerol) 92

Medium-bodied, silky, elegant, discreet expression of its ripe plums, cherries, flowers and espresso filled nose and palate. Fresh, earthy and spicy in its lifted red berry finish, give it some time to develop additional complexities in the cellar before pulling the cork. 91-93 Pts

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When to Drink Chateau Bourgneuf, Anticipated Maturity, Decanting Time

Chateau Bourgneuf can be enjoyed on the young side with an hour or so decanting. This allows the wine to soften and open its perfume. Older vintages might need very little decanting, just enough to remove the sediment.

The wine is usually better with 4-7 years of bottle age. Of course that can vary slightly, depending on the vintage character. In the best years, the wine will best between 5 and 15 years of age after the vintage.

Serving Chateau Bourgneuf with Wine, Food, Pairing Tips

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

Chateau Bourgneuf is best served with all types of classic meat dishes, veal, pork, beef, lamb, duck, game, roast chicken, roasted, braised and grilled dishes. Chateau Bourgneuf is also good with Asian dishes, hearty fish courses like tuna, mushrooms and pasta.

Chateau Bourgneuf produces a rustic, lighter, traditional style of Pomerol wine that could be better, based on its terroir.