Domaine de Courteillac
Domaine de Courteillac - Bordeaux supérieur - 2009
   

DOMAINE DE COURTEILLAC BORDEAUX SUPERIEUR ROUGE 2011

GRAPE VARIETIES :   70 % merlot, 10 % cabernet franc, 20 % cabernet-sauvignon Average age of the vines 25 ans. Yield 35 hl/ha.
VINIFICATION :   De-stalking. Automatic sorting. Slow fermentation 27°C to 30°C. Post fermentation maceration 15 days. Malolatic fermentation partly in vats.
AGEING :   16 months : 25 % in new oak barrels - 25 % in one year old oak barrels – 50% in vats.
TASTING NOTES :   Dark and deep color. Well developed, fruity and elegant aromas. The attack is round, firm and fruity. The wine is tasty, well balanced, silky and complex, with notes of small red fruits. The final is firm, long and elegantly oaked.
CONSULTANT :   Stéphane DERENONCOURT.
PRESSE :   Bettanne & Desseauve : Fresh, silky, bone and nice finish. Another excellent vintage from this winery which is seldom wrong. Les Echos Série Limitée – juillet 2012 -  15/20 Robert PARKER – The Wine Advocate: 85/87 – Among “The best of The Petits Châteaux”.
     
     
   
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