RED WINE – FRANCE (BORDEAUX)

Château Rousselle AOC

Château Rousselle

Country and Region: France – Bordeaux
Name of the wine: Cotes de Bourg
Brand: Chateau Rousselle
Producer: Chateau Rousselle
Denomination: 1er Bourgeois
Vintage: 2013
Alcohol: 14.5% vol.
Bottle: 750 ml.
Packaging: 6 btl.s per case


Description: (Method) Field under controlled grass. Guyot double pruning, 7 buds. High trellising (1,90m). Debudding. Thinning out the leaves. Harvest in green. Controlled yield of 50 hl/ha. Average age of the threes: 40 years old. (Density) 5700 vine-plants/hectare. (Soil) Slopes of limestone covered by 30 cm to 1m of brown clay.. (Vinification) Cold macerations. Alcoholic fermentation and maceration over an extended period to extract the aromas and give the wine all its strength. (Eaging) 12 months inside French oak barrels, 50% new barrels and 50% one year old barrels. Topping up weekly. (Fining) This wine can be aged 10 years and more according to the vintage

GRAPES


75% merlot, 20% cabernet sauvignon, 3% malbec and 2% cabernet franc


COLOUR


Deep garnet-red color


BOUQUET


The aromas of red and black fruits – raspberry, blueberry, cherry – grow richer with liquorice tonalities from merlot, spicy hints of dried wild herbs, and mineral tones


TASTE


In the mouth, Château Rousselle is soft and creamy, a wine with an exceptional concentration, fruity, round, rich, with an incredible length in final


SERVING TEMPERATURE


Bring to room temperature 48 hours before opening. Decant half an hour before serving


ACCOMPANIMENT


This wine will go wonderfully with all dishes, and especially with meat white or red, fleshy fish, cheese


Château Rousselle

Château Rousselle

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