Thunevin Bad Boy 2018

Thunevin Bad Boy 2018

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1 in stock

Country: France
Region: Saint-Emilion, Bordeaux
Wine Style: Red - Light & Fruity
Grape Varietal: Merlot, Cabernet Franc

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Description/ Tasting Notes

This medium to full-bodied wine delivers tons of fresh black berries scents with red and black plum undercurrent plus hints of baking spices and black truffles. Packed with loads of juicy black fruits, plush texture and spicy finish.

Winery Info/ Brand

Created by Jean-Luc Thunevin in the 2000’s, and produced from a careful selection of wines from the right bank, from properties managed or advised by Jean-Luc Thunevin. Grapes are harvested and vinified under the constant and careful watch of the team in order to bottle one of the best Bordeaux reds. The nickname « Bad Boy » came from Robert Parker for Jean –Luc Thunevin as the American critic regularly called Chäteau Valandraud’s garagiste owner  "Bordeaux’s black sheep" or "Saint Emilion’s Bad Boy". The comics styled label is a creation of  Jean's faithful friend Eric Soulat which played a huge part in the success of the cuvée.

Region Info/ Origin

Saint-Emilion is a charming medieval village located in the heart of the famous Bordeaux wine area. It is a unique site where world-famous wineries, beautiful architecture and great monuments can be found. The legend tells a story about a monk, Emilion, from Brittany who fled from his hometown in Vannes to seek refuge in the eighth century. Living the life of a hermit, he accomplished a few miracles and rapidly became famous in the region and even far beyond its border. Even after his death his followers carried on his legacy and even named the town after his name. From the ninth century to the 19th century, men had the will to mine the soil in order to standardise the whole architectural looking of not only the city of Saint-Emilion but also a few ones in the region (such as Right Banc Bordeaux).

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