Château les Renauds – Cuvée Prestige rouge

Cuvée Prestige rouge
  • Category: Château les Renauds
  • Appellation: Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux
  • Color: Red
  • Surface Area: 7 hectares
  • Soil: Silicious-clay with graveley sub-soil
  • Age of vineyard: 25 years and more
  • Grape varieties: 85% Merlot - 15% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Yield: 45 hl/ha
  • Production: 40 000 bottles
  • Winemaking: Parcellar selection with maturity control. Grapes are sorted after picking and 100% destemmed. The temperature of fermentation is regulated between 28 and 30°C for 8 to 10 days. After fermentation the wine is kept on the skins for additional 15 to 25 days. Malolactic fermentation. Aged 12 months in oak barrels.
  • Tasting notes: Deep, garnet-red color. The nose is reminiscent of blackberries with toasty overtones from the wood. On the palate, it is full-bodied with a strong backbone, ad a great capacity to age 5 to 8 years. The fruit is beautifully balanced with the flavors from the oak barrel.