L’Attribut des Tourtes

  • Category: AOC Blaye / Château des Tourtes / Rouge
  • Appellation: A.O.C. Blaye
  • Color: Red
  • Surface area : 2,5 hectares
  • Soil: Silicious-clay with graveley sub-soil
  • Age of vineyard: 30 years and more
  • Grape varieties: 75 % Merlot – 25 % Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Yield: 35-38 hl/ha
  • Production: 13 000 bottles
  • Winemaking: Parcel selection in the appellation Blaye. Grapes are destemmed and sorted manually. Fermentation for 8 to 10 days, after a cold pre-fermentation maceration. Long maceration period of 3 to 4 weeks. Malolactic fermentation in barrels. Aged in oak barrels for 12 to 15 months (70% new barrels).
  • Tasting Notes: Very concentrated, deep purple roble. Complex, elegant nose with a mix of black fruit jam aromas and toasted wood (vanilla, grilled). Powerful, rich tannins in mouth. Elaborated with rigor and care, this well balanced wine will enchant you after 3-4 years and could easily age up to 10 more years.
  • Food pairing: A wine made for wine lovers. To savor with friends around a dish of venison or a tasty piece of beef.
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