WINE REVIEW: 2017 Georges du Boeuf, Merlot. Pays d’Oc IGP, France ($12)
by Andrew Chalk
World famous winemaker Georges du Boeuf of Beaujolais treads further afield with a line of varietal wines from the south of France. In this rôle he is a négociant, buying finished wines and This example presents fruit-forward, fresh Merlot with hints of blackberry and mocha in a straightforward wine that delivers at a popular price point.