Wine Chateau La Fleur de Gay, Pomerol AOC, 2012
Reviews of purchase Chateau La Fleur de Gay, Pomerol AOC, 2012
Wine of deep ruby color.
Mild taste wine make fruit shades of plum and currant, subtle nuances of sweet pepper, oak charcoal and incense. Luxurious silky texture wine complement rounded tannins and a dry smoky aftertaste.
The aroma of wine is very subtle shades of black currant, plum, blackberry, mulberry, violet colors are interspersed with notes of earth, coffee, tobacco and graphite.
Wine will be a wonderful couple of cheeses, red meat, salami, ham, scrambled eggs, ratatouille.
Wine Chateau La Fleur de Gay, officially submitted in 1983, initially created from grapes of Cabernet Franc and Merlot. But over time, blended wine was only Merlot, ripening on the vines age of about 50 years. His landing on clay soils Pomerol plateau is 6,000 vines per hectare 1. Harvesting is done by hand, and only for a few hours, while only a very selected ripe berries. Vinification takes place in two huge concrete vats 200 hectoliters each. The wine is aged in new oak barrels for 18 months and has a huge storage capacity, up to 25-30 years. Consignments of wine "Chateau La Fleur de Gay" is only 7000 bottles.
Vineyards from which harvest for wine production, occupy 10 hectares and is located on a plateau between Petrus and Lafleur, the cost is estimated at more than 35 million euros. Soil - sand and gravel, with sandy layers. Chateau La Croix de Gay until 2012 was owned by the family Raynaud and Lebreton, while Alain Raynaud's not sold its 15 acres of vineyards, Chateau Lafite Rothschild.
Today, Chateau La Croix de Gay belongs to Dr. Alain Raynaud. Production management is a huge success and popularity not only in France but also far beyond its borders.