Wine Chateau Potensac, Medoc AOC Cru Bourgeois, 2005
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Reviews of purchase Chateau Potensac, Medoc AOC Cru Bourgeois, 2005
The wine has a beautiful ruby red.
Taste wines distinct, deep, with a beautiful structure, complex tones of fresh fruits, bulk shades blackcurrant and chocolate, rich concentrated tannins. The finish is powerful, sweet and long, extremely fine tannins.
In the bright bouquet of wine felt very ripe aromas of sweet plum, mocha and dark chocolate.
Blends perfectly with grilled meat, also recommended to serve with game, poultry, veal in Bordeaux, truffles, pate and cheese.
Potensaka vineyards are located on clay-gravel soils Ordonak commune in northern Medoc, and give the wine a much higher class than other vineyards in this part of the Medoc. First of all, this is due to the fact that the vine is cut badly, so she brings tiny grape harvest of the highest quality. In recent decades, a 53-hectare vineyard Chateau Potensak dominated Cabernet Sauvignon, which accounted for about 60% of the area, while the Merlot took 25% and Cabernet Franc - 15%. But with the purchase of new vines Merlot became dominant precisely this sort and it was in 2005 vintage blend has been slightly modified in favor of Merlot. Therefore, in the aroma and taste of wine were stunning shades of chocolate, coffee and ripe plums.
Wine fermentation and maceration was carried out in a temperature controlled stainless steel containers at 28 ° C for 18 days. Then "Chateau Potensak" 12-16 months aged in oak barrels, half of which is updated annually, thereby better wine "breathe" and becomes more rounded taste.
Due to the high content of tannin wine Chateau Potensak has a surprisingly long storage potential and reveals its taste after 4-7 years after bottling. Storage capacity of the vintage 2005 is at least 10 years, during which wine to fully acquire fine and noble characteristics of the class Cru Bourgeois Eksepsionel.
Experts unanimously recognized Chateau Potensak outstanding 2005 vintage, noting its great style. A renowned wine critic Robert Parker about his retsentsiyu "Chateau Pontesak 2005" concluded with the words: "Very impressive!"