Château Chantalouette  2011

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Château Chantalouette 2011

Bordeaux
Pomerol Second vin Red | 13°

Ref : 467952

25.00 25, 00

Bottle 75 cL

i.e. 33.30 € / liter

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  • Keeping level A déguster jusqu'en 2020
  • Service temperature 18°
  • Grapes Merlot
    Cabernet Sauvignon
    Cabernet Franc

Our food and wine pairings

  • Red meats
  • Strong cheese
  • Game

Our oenologists' opinion

Well-rounded

Its dark brick color announces a nose that opens up on wooded notes of black cherry and bigarreau. The palate is round with tannins that slowly fade out.

Robe
Brick Red

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 ?

Wines started spreading all across Europe in 500 B.C. The wine was then carried from one place to another through small amphoras. The development of Bordeaux vineyards dates back to the 2nd century.

Domain and appellation

  • Château de Sales

    Second wine of the Château de Sales, the Château Chantalouette benefits from the gallo-roman vineyard’s ancestral traditions.

     

    • Terroir: Spread across 47 hectares, the domain lays on a graves-sand and clay soils with merlot for main grape variety.

     

    • Viticulture: Sustainable agriculture methods are implemented to preserve vines that are 30 years old in average. Harvests are hand-picked.

     

    • Vinification: The fermentation occurs in stainless steel tanks. The wine ages for 12 to 18 months with only 6 months in oak barrels in order to let the wine express its fresh notes.
  • Main grape
    Merlot

  • Grapes Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc
  • Grapes
    • Merlot : 70%
    • Cabernet Sauvignon : 15%
    • Cabernet Franc : 15%

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