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Calvet Reserve Merlot/Cabernet Sauvignon
Calvet Reserve Merlot/Cabernet Sauvignon
Calvet Reserve Merlot/Cabernet Sauvignon
Calvet Reserve Merlot/Cabernet Sauvignon

Calvet Reserve Merlot/Cabernet Sauvignon

Rich and intense berry fruit flavours

Sumptuous, with rich fruit, this is a silky-textured claret with fragrant notes of new vanilla oak. It's made in a modern style but with definite Bordeaux character.

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Wine at a glance

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Medium to Full Bodied
  • Bin no: 042475
  • Size: 75cl
  • Alc Vol: 13.00 %vol
  • Vintage: 2014
  • Closure: Screw cap
  • Grape: Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Region: Bordeaux , France
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Tasting notes

This is Calvet’s leading brand of claret, with sumptuous full fruit from a classic combination of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grapes. As well as possessing rich and intense berry fruit flavours, this has silky tannins and fragrant new vanilla oak. It's expertly made by a young winemaker in a modern style with definite Bordeaux character. Enjoy with a quintessential Sunday roast; it works with pork or chicken particularly well.

Expert reviews

"This is super-reliable and friendly - a trusted wine in the rack for the weekend! Full of rich fruit flavours with a silky texture, it's a modern and fruity style of Bordeaux tha's delicious with classic, hearty foods like stews."

Calvet Reserve Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon, Bordeaux, Cat Lomax, Waitrose Wine Buyer
Cat Lomax · Waitrose Wine Buyer, Bordeaux

Perfect Food Matches

Roast with a modern twist with Calvet Reserve Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon

Roast pork with five-spice

Aromatic and spicy, the pork is slowly cooked to release all the flavours, while the delicate heat from the spices enhances the rich, vanilla notes of the wine. Serve with roast potatoes and root vegtables for a sublime Sunday lunch.