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Producer: Chateau TrottevielleGrape Varieties: 55% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Franc, 5% Cabernet SauvignonOptimum Drinking: Within 8 yearsWine Style: Elegant claret with great finesseAlcohol by Volume: 13%Closure: Natural CorkCountry: France
A parchment dating from 1453 testifies the use of the name for the estate and the existence of a vineyard. A plot of the vines dates back to the time before phylloxera and is more than 120 years old.
Grape varieties: 55% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Franc, 5% Cabernet SauvignonArea of vineyard: 10 haSoil: Red clay over limestoneAge of vines: 40 years averageVinification: This wine is vinified in the traditional method and then matured for 20 to 24 months in oak, 70% of which is new.Taste: With a majority of Merlot in the blend, this wine consistently has great concentration and length. Deeply coloured with lovely depth of blackberry fruit with hints of coffee and chocolate. A truly elegant Bordeaux wine of great finesse.Serve: This wine drinks well with red and white meats, roasts, lamb, poultry and game.
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