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Hello and welcome to The Drinker, I'm Pete Turner IWS, freelance writer, judge and drinks expert.

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DRINK OF THE WEEK
15th October 2018
Chateau Jouanin Castillion 2014
Co-op 9.00
Drinker Rating 91

There's a lot of quite ropey Bordeaux out there - I have a feeling that it's a bit like the Emperor's New Clothes and no one dare call them out. (there is a bit of an unwritten wine writer's rule that we simply don't write about the poor wines).

Bit this Bordeaux is a cracker, you'll see it's got a bit of age to it and that shows in its lovely brick red colour and earthy nose. There's still a decent amount of spicy blackberry on the palate and some maturing tannins which give structure but don't dominate. At nine quid this is a lovely Sunday roast wine - Sante!








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