Domaine de Courteillac
Domaine de Courteillac - Bordeaux supérieur - 2008
   

DOMAINE DE COURTEILLAC BORDEAUX SUPERIEUR ROUGE 2008

GRAPE VARIETIES :   70 % merlot, 10 % cabernet franc, 20 % cabernet-sauvignon Average age of the vines 25 ans. Yield 33 hl/ha.
VINIFICATION :   De-stalking. Manual sorting. Slow fermentation 27°C to 30°C. Post fermentation maceration 15 days. Malolatic fermentation in vats. Blending.
AGEING :   116 months : 50 % in new oak barrels - 25 % in one year old oak barrels. The rest in vats.
TASTING NOTES :   Nice and clean ruby color. Elegant, deep and dense aromas. In the mouth the wine is tasty, fleshy and dense, with flavors of licorice, pepper and blackberry. Well balanced and harmonious, the wine is actually delicious to drink and can still age for a few years.
CONSULTANT :   Stéphane DERENONCOURT.
PRESSE :   Revue des Vins de France -­‐ Low priced wines Guide 2011 smart purchase : 17/20 Robert Parker – The Wine Advocate 87/89 « A Terrific value » -­‐ Sleepers of the vintage.
     
     
   
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