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Cotes de Bordeaux: Chateau Anniche Memoire Red 2016


  • Bottle
  • £11.50
  • Case (6)
  • £69.00
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Tasting Notes

Rich, deep ruby colour. On the nose, ripe blackcurrant fruit overlaid with fresh and minty notes. Appealing, full and well-rounded, very accessible already and will mature well.

Wine Info

Region Bordeaux
Appellation Cotes de Bordeaux
Style Red
Producer Chateau Anniche
Grapes 50% Merlot, 50% Cabernet Sauvignon
Pairing  
Keeping Drink within 2 to 3 years of bottling.
Vinification

Harvested on reaching maximum maturity, the grapes are sorted and undergo a first fermentation at a strictly controlled temperature of 30°c. After pressing and fining by egg-white, it is left to mature for a year to 18 months before bottling. 

Bottle 75cl
Volume 13.0%

Producer

Chateau Anniche

The vineyards of Chateau Anniche cover an area of 80 hectares, from which the Pion family has produced wines since the Napoleonic era, and, until 1914, even made their own barrels for transporting the wines.

They now try to combine modern scientific techniques with traditional methods in order to mediate with nature and the elements.