Château des Tourtes

Cuvée Classique Rouge
  • Category: AOC Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux / Château des Tourtes / Rouge
  • Appellation: Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux
  • Color: Red
  • Surface area: 20 hectares
  • Soil: Silicious-clay with graveley sub-soil
  • Age of the vineyard: 20 years and more
  • Grape varietals: 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.
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