Wine "Les Allees de Cantemerle", Haut-Medoc AOC, 375 ml
The wine is dark cherry color.
Taste wine elegant, refined, very fresh, charming, with excellent silky tannins, notes of dark berries and spices.
In the wonderful aroma of the wine is dominated by shades of black currant and tobacco.
The wine goes well with meat dishes, big game, grilled meat and cheeses.
"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 with its freshness and generosity. The wine is created from a blend of grape varieties 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 28-30-day maceration. Then the wine is aged in new French barrels (20%), two-year (40%) and three-year barriques (40%) for 12 months. 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.