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Château Robin 2011 Côtes de Castillon

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  • 2011
  • Taste: full red wine
  • Region: Bordeaux, France
  • Best drunk: between now and 2019

 

Description

Taste

Côtes de Castillon is an elegant wine with a rich bouquet of red and black fruits, laurel, tobacco and pepper. The wine is produced by blending the wine partially aged in wooden barrels and concrete cuves at the end of the vinification. This makes the wine elegant and most harmonious with soft tannins, fresh tones and fruitiness, for a pure sensational aftertaste.

 

Serve with

Delicious combined with Sirloin, beef tenderloin or old hard cheese.

 

Preparation

The family Caillé is maturing the wine for 50% in new oakbarrels and the other half in concrete cuves. At the end of the maturation, the wines will be assembled individually to become one harmonious ensemble.

 

About: Château Robin

Château Robin is a wonderful organic vineyard situated on a ‘Côteau ‘, it consists of eight parcels, which together form a whole. The vines are on average forty years old. The soil is composed of calcareous clay. Six parcels are planted with Merlot (60%), the other two with cabernet franc (30%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (10%). Production in the vineyard is restricted to a maximum of forty hectoliters per hectare to ensure high quality. Each plot is individually harvested at optimum ripeness and vinified separately. The best wines of Cotes de Castillon can compete easily with the wines of Saint-Emilion. Château Robin is a perfect example.

 

About: Bordeaux

The Bordeaux is accountable for a quarter of all wines produced in France, each year there are around 900 million bottles filled. The district offers more top quality wines than any other region on earth. In Bordeaux the wines are mainly assemblages made of local varieties; the most important are merlot, cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc. Bordeaux wines are matured in (new) oak barrels. All the great wines of Bordeaux are bought annually 'en primeur' and the wines will only be delivered if the necessary maturation has been completed. The reputation and trust in the Bordeaux wines thus remains strong: Bordeaux stands for quality.

Ingredients
merlot (blue), cabernet sauvignon (blue), cabernet franc/bouchet (blue), 13,5% alcohol
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