Cuvee du Domaine Bourgueil

AOC Bourgueil 2011

2 stars Guide Hachette 2014Cuvee du Domaine

Grape variety: Cabernet franc (4,500 per hectare)

Area: 4.5 hectares (clay-silex- chalk)

Age of vines: up to 60 years

Cultivation: ground cover between vines, control of yields, control of double buds and green harvest.

Vinification: in stainless steel vat, with temperature control, for 15 - 25 days.

Maturation: in stainless steel vat for 10 months

Alcohol: 13%

Total acidity: 3.5 g/l

Production (annual): 12900 bottles

Tasting notes: a 'black ink' colour with hints of violet, gives way to a distinguished nose and intense red and black fruits. Ripe, soft tannins harmonise with a full fruitiness to give an intensity to the full-bodied palate. Excellent with red meats, game, fine cheeses...

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