CHATEAU DES TUQUETS
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France , Bordeaux
deep scarlet colour, aromas blending truffles, violets and blackcurrant, round full, supple and velvety quality on the palate, long, delicate finish. The entire harvest is Château bottled. Laureate "Saveur de l'année" 2009.
40% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Cabernet Franc.
This vineyard dates back-to ancient times, and was, in fact, already appreciated by the Romans. The ruins of a Gallo-Roman villa have been unearthed. Location : South-facing clayey-limestone hills at an altitude of 98 metres. The vineyard covers 35 hectares.
Classic method under full temperature control, long maceration, ageing over an average period of 12 months.