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Wine Chateau Potensac Medoc AOC Cru Bourgeois, 1995

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Tasting Notes

Color

Wine rich dark red with pink and red rim on the walls of the glass.

Taste

The wine has a pleasant, elegant fruity flavor with hints of herbs and black currants, good acidity, slightly creamy texture and strong tannins.

Aroma

The wine has a scent with notes of red and black berries, cedar and spices.

Gastronomy

The wine goes well with meat dishes (beef, veal, pork, lamb), venison, smoked meats and cheese (especially with noble rot).

Interesting Facts

Chateau Potansak Cru Bourgeois - the first wine estate Château Potansak, which traditionally receives high praise from critics. So, Robert Parker considers this wine to the excellent category. Wine Chateau Potansak decorate any meat meal, especially consisting of traditional French cuisine.

 

Originally belonged to the family of Chateau Potansak LICARD, but it passed into the possession of the family after marriage Fields Delon Delon and daughter LICARD. It is worth mentioning that the name Delon much better known in the wine world. They also owns Chateau La Levil Kas St. Julien and Château Nenin in Pomerol. At Chateau Potansak produced two wines - Cru Bourgeois and La Chapelle de Potansak. This land is famous for its variety of local soil, and hence the varieties grown grapes here. Chateau Potansak in the production of wine should be very strict traditions of the Medoc, and the wine Château Potansak Cru Bourgeois has a very high potential for exposure. The average age of the vines is about 30 years, the wine made from Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Carmenere.

Producer's description

Initially , Chateau Potensac belonged to the Licard family, but it passed into the possession of the Delon family after the marriage of Paul Delon and Licard's daughter. It is worth mentioning that the name Delon is much more famous in the winemaking world. They also own Château Leville La Cas in Saint-Julien and Château Nenin in Pomerol. Château Potensac produces two wines - Cru Bourgeois and La Chapelle de Potensac. This land is famous for the variety of local soils, and hence the varieties of grapes grown here. Château Potensac in the production of wines follows a very strict tradition of the Medoc, while the wine Château Potensac Cru Bourgeois has a very high aging potential.

The vineyards of Château Potensac are located on the clay-pebble soils of the commune of Ordonac in the north of the Medoc, and produce wines of a much higher class than other vineyards in this part of the Medoc. First of all, this is due to the fact that the vine is heavily pruned, due to which it brings tiny crops of grapes of the highest quality. During the last decades, the 53 hectares of Château Potensac vineyards were dominated by Cabernet Sauvignon, which accounted for about 60% of the area, while Merlot occupied 25%, and Cabernet Franc - 15%. But with the purchase of new Merlot vines, it was this variety that became dominant, and since 2005, the blend of the first wine of the economy - "Chateau Potensac" - has been somewhat changed in favor of Merlot.

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