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Cotes de Blaye: Chateau Les Bertrands Cuvee Vieilles Vignes 2016


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Tasting Notes

Very fruity, with flavours of blackcurrant, red/black fruits and cherry. Round and supple with a good structure, easy drinking wine.

Wine Info

Region Bordeaux
Appellation Cotes de Blaye
Style Red
Producer Chateau Les Bertrands
Grapes 70% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon
Pairing  
Keeping Drink within 6 to 10 years of bottling.
Vinification

Destemming, sorting on conveyor, crushing, fermentation in thermo-stainless steel tanks, long maceration. Aged for 15 months in tanks.

Bottle 75cl
Volume 13.5%


Producer

Chateau Les Bertrands

The ninth generation of the Dubois family runs this estate, which is situated in the northern part of the Appellation. The vineyard produces a consistently excellent selection of wines, and has built up a great reputation over the years.