Château
Monestier La Tour

Côtes de Bergerac

Description

The nose offers pleasant, delicate oaky notes, mingled with lovely scents of fresh red fruit. Engaging on the palate, with a juicy attack, the same red fruit as the nose in the mid-palate, with a redcurrant freshness, and subtle hints of oak and toast on the finish.

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Appellation

AOC Côtes de Bergerac. Grand Vin. 2017

Blend

60% Cabernet Franc, 40% Merlot

Terroir

The vines are planted on the gentle slopes of the commune of Monestier.
Clay-limestone soil.

Vinification

Destemming, manual sorting table. Slow fermentation between 27°C and 30°C with indigenous yeasts. Post-fermentation maceration for 15-20 days. Malolactic fermentation. Punching-down method.

Ageing potential

8 to 10 years.

Awards and certificates

2 stars in the Hachette Wine Guide (edition 2020)

Serving recommendations

Excellent with Gascon cuisine (cassoulet, roast duck breast, duck confit) or red meat.

 

Recommended serving temperature

Between 17° and 18°C.

Château
Monestier La Tour

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