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Chateau Penin Bordeaux Clairet 2020

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This unique style of Bordeaux wine is between a fruity rosé and a light & juicy red wine. Deliciously refreshing dry wine with bright red fruits, this is an easy drinking wine. Served chilled on its own while relaxing or with aperitifs. With a relaxing dinner or leisurely lunch, enjoy with tapas, charcuterie, chicken & turkey, pork & ham, Asian and Italian dishes. We fell in love with this wine paired with a meaty terrine starter.


Wine Details

Wine Style: Super versatile wine, between a Light & Juicy Red and a Fruity Rosé

Special Features: Sustainable wine

Grape: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon

Alcohol: 13%

Vintage: 2020

Volume: 75cl


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Chateau Penin Bordeaux Clairet 2020



Very flexible easy drinking wine. For chilling out, on its own or with aperitifs. Works for both relaxed dinners, dinner parties and BBQ’s due to the range of food pairing options. Pairs well with aperitifs, tapas, charcuterie, chicken & turkey, pork & ham, fish, Asian and Italian dishes. Works with lots of vegetable dishes, pulses & lentils.

Clairet is a traditional Bordeaux wine style (not to be confused with claret). Made like a rosé but with longer wine skin contact, adds deeper colour and more intense fruit flavours. The result is a dry easy drinking wine with refreshing acidity and bright red fruit flavours (strawberry, raspberry, cherry). Serve chilled.

Janne DipWSET

Producer Profile

Chateau Penin

Janne, how2enjoywine’s founder, discovered Chateau Penin through a bottle of rosé enjoyed with a leisurely lunch one balmy summer’s day in France. Now a regular visitor to the estate to pick up wines, it was one of Janne’s top priorities to offer you a range of Chateau Penin’s award winning wines.

The Carteyron family have been producing wine from their estate in Bordeaux for over 150 years. Patrick, who has been running the estate since the early 1980s, is in the process of handing over to the sixth generation in the shape of his two sons, Antoine and Etienne. Having met Antoine in the summer we have no doubt it is in very safe hands.

The estate is run sustainably to high environmental values with HEV certification, the highest level of environmental certification operated by the French government for farming and winegrowers.

At how2enjoywine you can select from seven Chateau Penin wines, one white, three reds, two rosés and the Bordeaux-speciality Clairet (not to be confused with claret). Two of the wines, a red and rosé, are “Natur”, made without the addition of sulphites.

Clairet is between a rosé and a red wine, being a deeper-coloured dry fruity rosé and a super light fruity easy drinking red wine all in one bottle. A super flexible wine, great on its own and delicious with a wide variety of foods.

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