Château la Grolet Côtes de Bourg, France 2019
Jean-Luc and Catherine Hubert are the fifth generation in Catherine's family of winemakers in Bordeaux. In 1997, they were able to add to their holdings by purchasing Château La Grolet in the Côtes de Bourg, located in the northern right bank of Bordeaux. Joined by their son, Guillaume, and daughter, Rachel, they farm the estate and make the wines themselves, and represent the largest certified Biodynamic estate in the region. This Bordeaux is full of earthy complexity and depth.
Grapes: 65% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Malbec
Soil: gravel and silt-based clay terroir
Farming: Certified organic and biodynamic
Pairing: Dijon and Cognac beef stew