Wine Chateau Haut Condissas AOC Cru Bourgeois, 2009
Reviews of purchase Chateau Haut Condissas AOC Cru Bourgeois, 2009
Wine garnet color with a purple tint.
Taste wine rich, full-bodied, elegant, with notes of black fruit, silky tannins and well balanced acidity. A long soft finish decorated with hints of oak.
The wine has a complex, generous and expressive aroma with notes of black berries (blueberry, black currant), underbrush, incense and cedar.
The wine goes well with red and white meat, salami, all types of cheeses.
Vintage 2009 received a gold medal at the prestigious "Sélections Mondiales des Vins" in Canada.
For the manufacture of Chateau Haut-Kondissa uses the best grapes grown in the unique conditions of the Medoc appellation. The average age of the vines in the town of about Kondissa is 40 years, and to improve the quality of grapes used herein careful pruning, and the so-called green fee, when the leaves are removed and green grapes. Harvesting is done only when the maximum ripened grapes starts to dry out.
Much attention is paid to the transport and sorting of the grapes, so under the close supervision of the owner of the vineyards - Jean Guyon, the grapes are harvested in small baskets and then very carefully delivered to the winery. Fermentation occurs in wine vats temperature-controlled timber at low temperature, and their special shape maximizes extract from grape flavors and color. After completion of fermentation the wine vats stored for 3 weeks, then heated to 30 ° C and placed in wooden barrels, which matures within three months. Wine is aged in new oak barrels for 18 months, thereby acquires a refined taste with a hint of wood.
Chateau Haut Condissas in 1995 acquired the Frenchman Jean Guyon, who always treated with a passion for wine, although for a long time engaged in the decor of homes around the world. He saw this as a plot of land (5 acres), consisting mainly of gravel and clay, a huge potential for development. Vineyard Chateau Haut Condissas planted with 80% Merlot, 10% - Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% - Petit Verdot. The vines are planting density of 8500 vines per hectare. Vineyards under the able leadership of the owner are always in perfect condition. Caring for the vines is carried out with respect for the environment, and winemaking techniques are used both traditional and new technologies.
The first steps in the production of wine, Jean Guyon did back in 1989, when first bought the estate Chateau Rollan de By. It was followed by Chateau Tour Seran, Chateau La Clare, Chateau La Rose de By, and in 2012 Jean Guyon purchased one of the most famous Cru Bourgeois estates around Bordeaux - Chateau Greysac. Today Domain Rolland de Bi-led Guyon has a total of more than 90 hectares and is being actively developed and produced by Jean wines enjoy an excellent reputation. The motto of Jean Guyon - succeed in everything, and for this he is taken with all perseverance and sincerity, that it conveys. The result of continued successful winemaker is a range of high-quality, rich, vibrant wines that demonstrate the richness and diversity of the terroir of the region Medoc.