Château Du Buisson Bordeaux (2005)

Chateau Du Buisson Bordeaux 2005This Château Du Buisson Bordeaux 2005 is a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Cabernet Sauvignon. Wow. I was very pleasantly surprised at this wine. Tom bought this wine tonight at Trader Joe’s in Ann Arbor for around $7. The color is deep reddish purple. The nose is fresh and exhilarating. On the palate is a hint of licorice, some vanilla, and oak. This is a very dry and tannic wine. What I love about this wine is that it is not sweet or overly fruity — I am not a fan of jammy wine. I really like this wine very much!

Tom: This Château Du Buisson Bordeaux 2005 is a very nice, big-tasting red. The label says that it’s raised in oak barrels (elevé en fûts de chêne). It’s dry, a bit on the soft side (82% Merlot), with hints of cherry and vanilla. Very nice, very drinkable.


7 Responses to “Château Du Buisson Bordeaux (2005)”

  1. Black Coffee & Bourbon Says:

    Hit the random blog button and was dropped off here. I am glad I was sent here! Your blog is wonderful and I especially like how there are over/under $10.00 categories. Keep up the good work!

  2. Tom & Melody Says:

    Thank you so much! We enjoyed seeing your blog, too. Your recipe for shrimp makes my mouth water!

    Let us know if you try some of these wines!

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  4. hyun Says:

    I am a beginner as wine lover, but i absolutely agrre with your idea about Chateau Du Buissson. I will try more wine as your guidance you post here. thanx!

  5. Tom & Melody Says:

    Hyun – We are happy to know that you also enjoyed the Chateau Du Buisson. Please continue to send us your comments as you try new wines. We’re very interested! Thank you for taking the time to write!

  6. Michael & Shelly Says:

    We just finished a 2006 bottle. We enjoyed it immensely. We looked it up on the website to find any comments and found your website. Thanks for the info — we’ll try a 2005!

  7. Tom & Melody Says:

    Excellent, Michael & Shelly. You have good taste in red wine! Please stay in touch and let us know what other wines you are enjoying!

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