CHÂTEAU DU BOUSQUET THOLUS 2016
Ref : 486070
Bottle 75 cL
i.e. 13.20 € / liter
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- Keeping level 2024
- Service temperature 18°
Our food and wine pairings
- Red meats
- Strong cheese
Our oenologists' opinion
Dark brick colour with some garnet reflections. Open and frank nose of dried fruits, cooked prunes, hints of liquorice, hints of burnt horn. Good balance, fairly full-bodied with a heady hint. Nice straightforward character, signed with an animal touch. Tannins are present but supple, frank and mellow.
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.
Domain and appellation
château du Bousquet
Le Château du Bousquet has a high planting density of 6600 to 7000 vines/ha compared to the standard designation (the minimum density is 4500 vines/ha in Côtes de Bourg)
- Terroir: Clay and limestone soils.
- Wine-Making: In consideration for the fruit, very controlled alcoholic fermentation temperatures are used (27°C - 28°C) Thermovinification of the cabarnets sauvignons. Aging in partial french oak barrels for 50% of the volume.
Grapes Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Malbec
- Cabernet Sauvignon
- Cabernet Franc