1/2 CHÂTEAU DE CAMARSAC      2016

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1/2 CHÂTEAU DE CAMARSAC 2016

Bordeaux
Bordeaux Superieur Red | 13.5°

Ref : 485632

4.90 4, 90

Half a bottle

i.e. 13.20 € / liter

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  • Keeping level 2020
  • Service temperature °
  • Grapes Merlot
    Cabernet Sauvignon

Our oenologists' opinion

Well-rounded

Brick colour with garnet reflections. Frank and open nose of green pepper, toasted notes. Good balance, frank, quite full-bodied, nice character with spices and finely toasted. Ripe and supple tannins. Good straightforward length.

Features

Body ? The body is the way a wine feels inside the mouth. Several factors, such as the alcohol content and the presence of tannins, contribute to the feel of the wine.

Freshness ? The freshness of a wine is defined by its level of acidity. Unlike rounded wines, fresh wines are easy to drink, and are more lively. Acidity plays a necessary part in a wine's structure.

Aging ? All wines do not have the same aging potential. Some are supposed to be consumed at a young age while others must be kept for longer periods of time.

Tannins ? Coming from stems, grape pips and their storage barrels, the tannin gives structure to red wines only.

Do you know ?

Located between the Dordogne and Garonne, l’Entre-deux-Mers stands among Bordeaux's main wine terroirs. Mostly known for its dry white wine, the region also produces red wine and rosé that are classified as Bordeaux and Bordeaux Supérieurs.

Domain and appellation

  • Château Camarsac

    Situated in the Bordeaux wine growing region of Entre-deuw-Mers, the Chateau Camarsac stands out by its medevial architecture which looks like a fortified castle. Constructed 700 years ago, today, the estate thrives thanks to its terroir and know-how.

    • Terroir: Extending over the communes of Camarsac, Loupes, Saint Aubin de Branne, Cabara and Saint-Terre, the vineyard of Chateau de Camarsac offers a geological diversity which allows for the creation of a very diverse range of wine. The vineyard rests on clay-limestone, clay-silty, clay-gavelly and silty soil.
    • Viticulture: Under the leader Thierry Lurton, the estate aims to preserve its terroir and minimise the impact of its viticulture practices on the environment. SInce 2012, The Chateau has, for example, incorporated a vat room covered with photovoltaics. The cuvée selection of Chateau Camarsac comes from vines of an average age of 20 years.
    • Vinification: Fermentation is carried out for 8 months in tanks, then for less than 6 months in barrels.
  • Grapes Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Grapes
    • Merlot : 65.0%
    • Cabernet Sauvignon : 35.0%

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