Whether you are a sommelier, a wine enthusiast, or just love the taste of wine, you’ll want to line up for this event.
BC Liquor Stores will be releasing their annual Bordeaux wine on Saturday, September 28th.
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Over 10,000 cases of the Bordeaux will be distributed across 32 participating BC Liquor Stores across the province.
In Victoria, the selection will be carried at the following three BC Liquor Stores:
- Fort Street, 1960 Foul Bay Rd
- Hillside, #87-1644 Hillside Ave
- Westshore, #600-2945 Jacklin Rd
Prices range from $29 for Château Saint Bernard to $3,500 for Château Petrus.
The 2016 vintage is being dubbed “the perfect Bordeaux” by several wine experts and writers including Bar Philip, master of wine and BCL’s category manager.
“There are wines and price points for every taste. The customers who are excited about this annual event include people who are knowledgeable about Bordeaux, as well as those who are new to wine” says Barb Philip, Master of Wine and BCLS’s Category Manager.
Shoppers can expect offerings which include more 100 point wines than recent years, and a wide selection from over 200 Châteaux.