Les Tourelles de Longueville 2011
Ref : 468074
Bottle 75 cL
i.e. 60 € / liter
6 product(s) sold since yesterday
- Keeping level A déguster jusqu'en 2020
- Service temperature 18°
Our food and wine pairings
- Red meats
- Strong cheese
Our oenologists' opinion
Its brick red dress offers a fresh nose with aromas of red fruits and cherry. As for the taste, this wine has a beautiful shell of smoky notes. It is frank, round and nervous with coated velvety tannins.
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 ?
A beautiful alternative to the prestigious great growths of Bordeaux, the second wines promise feats of great vintage years. From the youngest of large plots of Bordeaux chateaux, they live on the same land and benefit from a unique expertise in viticulture and vinification.
Domain and appellation
Château Baron Pichon-LonguevilleLes Tourelles de Longueville, the second wine of Château Pichon-Longueville Baron (classified « Second Cru » in 1855), uses the know-how and its eldest terroir. Bought in 1987 by the Axa Vintages group, this vineyard of 73 hectares is located in Pauillac, Gironde.
- Terroir: The second wine is produced on the land of St. Anne. This plot of 14 hectares of vineyards enjoys an oceanic climate and is based on clay, gravel and clay limestone soils.
- Viticulture: Harvesting is done manually.
- Vinification: Fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks for 15 days and is aged for 12 months in French oak barrels (50% new wood / 50% one year old wood).
Grapes Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc
- Cabernet Sauvignon : 40%
- Merlot : 30%
- Cabernet Franc : 30%