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Cotes de Blaye: Chateau Les Bertrands Nectar des Bertrands 2014


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Intense colour, with great depth and complexity from a small production.

Leathery, very tasty, with hints of black cherry compote. Decant it a fair while. The best is to come.

Region Bordeaux
Appellation Cotes de Blaye
Style Red
Producer Chateau Les Bertrands
Grapes 95% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon
Pairing Red Meat
Keeping Drink within 10 to 15 years of bottling.
Vinification

Destemming, sorting on conveyor, crushing, fermentation in thermo-stainless steel tanks, long maceration. Aged for 17 months in new barrels, 100% French Oak.

Bottle 75cl
Volume 13.5%

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.