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Chateau de Camarsac Bordeaux Superieur 750ml

Bordeaux Superieur, France- The aromas of black currant with hints of spice and chocolate are striking, leading to complex cherry and cassis flavors on the palate. Smooth and elegant, this is another winner from the Lucian Lurton family. Silver Medal - DECANTER's World Wine Awards.

COUNTRY / STATE
REGION
WINE TYPE
STYLE
Elegant
ABV
14.5%
TASTE
Black Currant, Cherry
BODY
Medium-bodied
SKU
96510750-1

Chateau de Camarsac Bordeaux Superieur 750ml

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