2014 Château des Tourtes Classic Rouge

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2014 Château des Tourtes Classic Rouge

Appellation: Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux

Color: Red

Surface Area: 20 hectares

Soil: Silicous-clay with gravely subsoil

Age of Vineyard: 20 years and more

Grape Varieties: 70% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon

Yield: 50 hl/ha

Production: 130,000 bottles

 

Winemaking: The grapes are destemmed 100%. The wine is macerated on the skins for 20 days at 28-30° C. Temperature controlled fermentation. Malolactic fermentation. Aged 6 months in stainless-steel tanks.

Tasting Notes: Bright, ruby-red color. A reserved nose of black currant and raspberry bouquet. Medium-bodied, soft in the mouth. Well balanced, very pleasant drinking. 

Food Pairing: Marries well with poultry, red meats and cheese. Ready to be drank in its youth, it is a convivial and pleasurable wine.