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Chateau Haut Bages Monpelou 2011, Cru Bourgeois, Pauillac

Chateau Haut Bages Monpelou 2011, Cru Bourgeois, Pauillac
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Producer:  Chateau Haut Bages Monpelou
Grape Varieties:  70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc
Optimum Drinking:  Within 10 years
Wine Style:  Good quality Cru Bourgeois claret
Alcohol by Volume:  13%
Closure:  Natural Cork
Country:  France

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Chateau Haut Bages Monpelou 2011, Cru Bourgeois, Pauillac 

 

Haut Bages Monpelou is Chateau Batailley’s little brother and has special cellar facilities in Batailley. Haut Bages Monpelou and Chateau Duhart Milon, originally one property, were separated in 1948. Duhart Milon was acquired by the family Lafite-Rothschild while Haut Bages Monpelou was kept by the family Casteja.

Grape varieties:                      70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc

Surface area of vineyard:        15 Ha

Soil:                                       Gravel

Annual Production:                  48,000 bottles

Vinification:                            Fermentation for 14 – 18 days, followed by 12 – 16 months maturation in oak barrique, 30% new.

Taste:                                    A Cru Bourgeois showing oak and blackberry character with fine tannins in a style typical of this appellation.  An excellent vintage. 

 

 


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