Château Suau Rouge L’Artolie AOC Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux 2010

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Château Suau Rouge L’Artolie AOC Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux 2009

Situation

The vineyard is situated in the Cotes de Bordeaux-Cadillac appellations, and encompasses 65 hectares. The vines, planted in gravel and clay “terroir”, benefit from favorable south-south east facing slopes and plateaus

Vineyard

The conversion to ecological agriculture.

Grapes varieties

78% Merlot – 22% Cabernet Sauvignon

Density

7000 feet/ha.

Ageing

10 -15 years

Vinfication

Grapes are handpicked in small crates, hand destemmed then fermented in barrels of vinification (500 liters) of French oak. The ageing of 15 months takes place in 225 liters barrels.

Production

11500 bottles of 75 cl

Bottled

At the Château

Tasting

Deep plum color as well as a gorgeous nose of blackcurrant, blueberries and subtle toasty notes. Lush and fleshy and opulent, it offers an impressive length with a nice freshness. To be served at 16º-18ºC  with meat end cheese.

Awards

  • wine-enthusiast

    Wine Enthusiast, 91 points

  • Guide Hachette des Vins

    Le Guide Hachette des Vins 2014 (**)

  • Decanter magazine

    Recommended by Decanter magazine, 2013

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