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

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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.

Vinification

Grapes are handpicked in small crates, hand destemmed then fermented in customized 500 liter French Oak portal barrels. After pressing grapes, barrels are re-closed. There will happen malolactic fermentation and ageing for 15 months.

Tasting

Couleur rubis foncé. Superbe nez de cassis et de myrtilles associé à de subtiles notes toastées. Opulent et savoureux, ce vin impressione par sa longueur marquée d´une belle fraîcheur. Servir à 16º-18ºC ; s´apprécie sur les viandes et fromages.

Data Sheet

Vineyard

The conversion to ecological agriculture.

Grapes varieties

65 % Merlot – 25 % Cabernet Sauvignon – 10 % Cabernet Franc

Density

7000 feet/ha.

Ageing

10 years

Production

6500 bottles of 75 cl

Bottled

At the Château

Awards

Decanter Bronze 2012

Bronze Medal (Decanter World Wine Awards 2012)

Guide Bettane Desseauve 2013

Le Guide Bettane & Desseauve des Vins de France 2013, 14,5 / 20

Le Nouvel Observateur

Le Nouvel Observateur, Coup de Coeur

Challenges

Challenges, Coup de Coeur

wine-enthusiast

Wine Enthusiast, 91 points + Cellar Selection