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Bordeaux | Appellation Margaux Contrôlée
Grape varieties: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
Tasting notes: Intense purple red colour. Complex nose mixing fresh aromas of red and black berries. When agitated delicate toasty and smoky notes appear. Velvety texture on the palate. The tannins are ripe and smooth throughout the finish. Long finish. Charmer, round, opulent, fruity, with a velvety structure.
Food matches: Fillet of beef, roasted saddle of lamb with fresh herbs, chicken breast stuffed with black mushrooms – Best between 16°C and 18°C.
Serving temperature: 16-18°C (61-65°F)
Winemaking: Traditional winemaking methods with a minimum of 12 months of ageing in French oak barrels. De-stalked grapes- alcoholic fermentation in vats at 30-32°C with daily pumping over- maceration (3 weeks) – malolactic fermentation in vats.
Soil: Hillocks of fine Garonne gravel
Climate: Oceanic, mild and humid.
Aging: Ageing in French oak barrels for 12 months (of which 30% new oak barrels).
Every Day Bordeaux Selection - Bordeaux Wine Council (Hong Kong) September 2016More...
Barton & Guestier / Château Magnol
87 rue du Dehez - BP 30 - 33290 Blanquefort Cedex - FRANCE
Tel: +33 (0)5 56 95 48 00 - Fax: +33 (0)5 56 95 48 01
Every Day Bordeaux Selection - Bordeaux Wine Council (Hong Kong) September 2016
Ultimate Wine Challenge 2015 (USA) July 2015
94 Points - "Excellent, Highly Recommended"
Mundus Vini (Germany) May 2015
SILVER MEDAL/MEDAILLE D'ARGENT
Berliner Wine Trophy (Germany) January 2015
GOLD MEDAL/MEDAILLE D'OR
Wine Enthusiast - R. Voss (USA) August 2012
Buying Guide: 88 A softly textured wine, this has richness coming from black and red berry fruits. Wood and juiciness combine well in this attractive wine that will be ready to drink in a few months.
Concours Mondial Bruxelles 2007 (BELGIUM) May 2007
SILVER MEDAL - MEDAILLE D'ARGENT
Mundus Vini (Germany) September 2006
"VERY GOOD" - "TRES BIEN" - "SEHR GUT"