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Chateau De Cornemps Cuvee Prestige 750ml

Bordeaux, France- Ready to drink now, this soft, lush wine has plum, cassis, and cedar notes and is medium-bodied. Primarily Merlot with Cabernet Franc blended in, this wine represents the Fagard family's finest offering. Serve it with London broil or lamb chops.

COUNTRY / STATE
REGION
WINE TYPE
STYLE
Elegant
ABV
12.5%
TASTE
Plum, Cassis
BODY
Medium-bodied
SKU
91379750-1

Chateau De Cornemps Cuvee Prestige 750ml

$15.99
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Sacramento (Arden)
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