Château Suau Rouge Cadillac AOC Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux 2010

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Situation

The vineyard is situated in the Cotes de Bordeaux-Cadillac appellations, and emcompasses 65 hectares. The vines, plantedn in gravel and clay “terroir”, benefit 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% Frenck oak barrerls (30% new oak) during 12 months.

Tasting

Opulent, 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 finish. Should be served at 16º-18ºC. 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- 10 years

Production

65000 bottles of 75 cl – 2000 magnums of 150 cl  – 50 double magnums of 300 cl

Bottled

At the Château

Awards

challenge international vin blaye or

Gold Medal (Challenge International du Vin Blaye, 2012)

Guide Hachette des Vins

Selected by Guide Hachette des Vins, 2013

terre de vins

Terre de Vins, 15,5 / 20

guide bettane e desseauve 2014

2014 Bettane & Desseauve French wines guide, 15,5 / 20

wine-enthusiast

Wine Enthusiast, 88 points

wine advocate

Wine Advocate, 87 points + Best Buy