Château Meillac Bordeaux 2012

Château Meillac is situated in Fronsac, and the 2012 vintage is a merlot dominant blend, together with some cabernet franc and cabernet sauvignon.  The proportions are 85%, 12% and 3% respectively.  In the glass, it presents a very typical of Bordeaux from with merlot driven red berry and redcurrant aromatics.  The palate is well balanced, medium bodied and has raspberry red fruit characters.  At a little over $30, this is a good value Bordeaux choice.  (Alc: 13.5%, Region: Bordeaux, Rating: Good, Would I buy it based on this tasting? Yes, Drink: now to 2022, Tasted: Mar, 2017, Source: Sample)

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Other vintages reviewed:

Vintage Rating Review
2011
Good to Very Good
2009 (La Romane)
Good to Very Good

Published by Sean Mitchell

Grapeobserver.com is an independent wine journal. Written since 2009, it is authored by Sean Mitchell Dip WSET. On matters of wine, Sean is a current Master of Wine student, a Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET) diploma holder, a certified WSET educator, a past WSET scholarship winner and has written for various other wine related publications.

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