Roc De Cambes Cotes De Bourg 2016

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Merlot | Bordeaux | France | Red Wine | Chateau Roc De Cambes | 2016 | 0,75 L | 15 %
Roc de Cambes Côtes de Bourg 2016 is a dry red wine, primarily made from Merlot, with smaller amounts of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, sourced from the Côtes de Bourg appellation in Bordeaux, France. This wine showcases the rich terroir of the region, known for its clay and limestone soils, and is crafted with meticulous care by François Mitjavile, renowned for producing wines of depth and character. The 2016 vintage is celebrated for its balance, complexity, and the ability to age gracefully.
Tasting notes

Tasting notes for Roc de Cambes Côtes de Bourg 2016 reveal an aromatic bouquet of black cherries, plums, and cassis, complemented by hints of tobacco, cedar, and a touch of spice. On the palate, it offers a full-bodied texture with firm yet refined tannins and vibrant acidity, featuring flavors of ripe dark fruits, chocolate, and a subtle earthiness, leading to a long, elegant finish. This wine is noted for its depth, richness, and the harmonious integration of its fruit, oak, and mineral elements.


Roc de Cambes Côtes de Bourg 2016 pairs beautifully with hearty dishes such as braised lamb, beef stew, or roasted duck, where its robust structure and complex flavors enhance the richness of the meat. It also complements aged cheeses and dishes with savory sauces, providing a luxurious and satisfying dining experience.

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Wine Searcher review

Merlot can produce red wines from medium to full-bodied, with rich but smooth and rounded tannins. Young merlot wine is dominated by aromas of blackberry, raspberry, violet and wild plum, but with aging it can develop aromas of figs, chocolate, leather and truffle.
Bordeaux wines are considered to be the most prestige and renowned in the world. The region is mainly known for its dry red wines made from Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot grapes, and one can almost always find the word Château (French for „castle”) on Bordeaux wine labels. In order to understand the style of wine most desirable for your taste, it is recommended to try different samples from the Left as well as the Right Bank of The Gironde. Both banks differ not only with different soil, but also with the share of specific wines. There are several classifications in Bordeaux but the main one, introduced in 1855, hasn’t changed since and still impacts wine prices nowadays. A few years later, in 1936, an alternative classification system - Crus Bourgeois - was established. Bordeaux is known for a commerce praxis called en primeur - it means that a buyer can purchase wines immediately after harvest and prior to production for a substantially lower price, thus obtaining the opportunity to sell them for a larger profit later in the future. Bordeaux wines can be described as big, complex and with a strong character, but very friendly at the same time so that each and every wine lover could find something tasty and suitable for a great wine night.