90% Merlot & 10% Cabernet Sauvignon

90% Merlot & 10% Cabernet Sauvignon

Post by PATRICK.JOUVENE » Thu, 07 Apr 2005 01:20:07



Chateau ***

Built in 1690 by Sieur de *** - Perceval, Kings of France's squire.
Located in Loubes-Bernac.

A wines storehouse where modernism - with a stainless steel tank for
vinifications and tradition a underground and arched cellar where wines are
growing old are presents.

Country and Region: Bordeaux, France

Producer: Flavones

Classification: Cotes de Duras

Vintages available: 2002

Red or white: Red

Grape Varieties: 90% Merlot & 10% Cabernet Sauvignon

Maturation and Vinification
Produced from 15 year old vines. The vineyard covers 5 hectares of chalky
clay soil and is situated on Loubes-Bernac, 16 km north east from Duras. The
wine is vinified traditionally in temperature controlled stainless steel
vats. It is then aged in oak barrels for 12 months.

Tasting Notes
Brilliant red with purple sheen. Powerful nose. Very good tannic structure
developing into a long aftertaste

 
 
 

90% Merlot & 10% Cabernet Sauvignon

Post by STEPHEN PEE » Thu, 07 Apr 2005 08:48:02


Chateau ***.............no just too easy

Quote:
> Chateau ***

> Built in 1690 by Sieur de *** - Perceval, Kings of France's squire.
> Located in Loubes-Bernac.

> A wines storehouse where modernism - with a stainless steel tank for
> vinifications and tradition a underground and arched cellar where wines
> are growing old are presents.

> Country and Region: Bordeaux, France

> Producer: Flavones

> Classification: Cotes de Duras

> Vintages available: 2002

> Red or white: Red

> Grape Varieties: 90% Merlot & 10% Cabernet Sauvignon

> Maturation and Vinification
> Produced from 15 year old vines. The vineyard covers 5 hectares of chalky
> clay soil and is situated on Loubes-Bernac, 16 km north east from Duras.
> The wine is vinified traditionally in temperature controlled stainless
> steel vats. It is then aged in oak barrels for 12 months.

> Tasting Notes
> Brilliant red with purple sheen. Powerful nose. Very good tannic structure
> developing into a long aftertaste