Category: AOC Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux / Château des Tourtes / Rouge
Appellation: Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux
Surface area: 20 hectares
Soil: Silicious-clay with gravelly sub-soil
Age of the vineyard: 20 years +
Grape Varietals: 70% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon
Yield: 50 hl/ha
Production: 130,000 bottles
Winemaking: 100% destemmed. Wine is macerated on the skins for 20 days at 28-30 degrees C. Temperature-controlled fermentation. Malolactic fermentation. Aged 6 months in stainless-steel tanks.
Tasting notes: Bright, ruby-red color. A reserved nose of blackcurrant and raspberry bouquet. Medium-bodied, soft in the mouth. Well balanced, very pleasant drinking.
~ from the winery