Château Suau Rouge Cadillac AOC Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux 2009

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Situation

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

Vinification

Grapes are weighted, destemmed then sorted on a table in the cellar. Fermentation in thermo regulated stainless steel tanks. Ageing from beginning of November, after malolactic fermentation, in 100% French oak barrels (30% new oak) during 12 months.

Tasting

Fleshy, fruity and ample in mouth, this wine is attractive both with its ripe fruits aromas melted with roasted hints as well as its nice structure and elegant, pleasant nish. Should be served at 16°-18°C. To be appreciated with meat and cheese.

Data Sheet

Vineyard

The conversion to ecological agriculture.

Grapes varieties

45 % Merlot – 55 % Cabernet Sauvignon

Density

7000 feet/ha

Ageing

8 to 10 years

Production

80000 bottles of 75 cl

Bottled

At the Château

Awards

or selections mondiales canada

Gold Medal (Sélection Mondiale des Vins Canada 2013)

Guide Bettane Desseauve 2013

2013 Bettane & Desseauve French wines guide, 14 / 20

Guide Hachette des Vins

Le Guide Hachette des Vins 2012, **

wine-enthusiast

Wine Enthusiast, 87 points