Wine "Les Allees de Cantemerle", Haut-Medoc AOC, 2006
Dark ruby-purple color.
Taste wine lively, rich, crisp, clean, perfectly balanced, sweet ending fresh long aftertaste.
Beautiful fragrant bouquet of the wine is filled with tones of tobacco and licorice, underbrush, cranberries, cherries and black currants.
The wine goes well with hot meat dishes - especially with the stew.
"Les Alla de Kantmerl" - the second, the "younger" wine Chateau Kantmerl. Wine Chateau Cantemerle always hit a rare delicacy of its fruity taste. "Les Allees de Cantemerle" has its own individual character and charm. It has a mild pleasant flavor seduces his frankness and generosity at the same time. Vintage 2006 is the quintessential elegance of Bordeaux. It is characterized by a clean, perfectly balanced, long taste. At the height of the wine will be in the period from 2010 to 2025.
Wine "Les Allees de Cantemerle" is created from a blend of grapes Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot grown on sand and gravel soils. The vineyard is located in the commune of Macau O'Medok. Vineyard area of 67 hectares, the average age of the vines - 20 years. Harvested by hand. After fermentation desteblirovaniya performed for 6-8 days at 26-28 ° C and 30-day maceration. Then the wine is aged in new French barrels (20%), two-year (40%) and three-year barriques (40%). Before bottling the wine is not filtered.
Chateau Kantrmel - this is a appellasone O-Medoc, Bordeaux. A wine that is produced here, the latest hit in the top 5's Grand Cru in the official classification of Bordeaux wines in 1885. Historically, this wine did not appear in the classification list presented at the International Exhibition in Paris in 1885, although it was included in all the lists published after 1856. In memory of this incident in some editions lists still put an asterisk in front of Chateau Kantmerl. By itself, the estate has a long history - the first mention of it belongs to the XII century, and the practice of winemaking has appeared here in the XIV century. In the XIX century vineyards were seriously affected by the invasion of phylloxera and downy mildew - wine production decreased by 50% percent. At the end of the XX century the estate was sold to the French insurance group "Les Mutuelles d'Assurance du Bâtiment et des Travaux Public", which is very successfully invested in local vineyards and equipment.