Wine Chateau Potensac, Medoc AOC Cru Bourgeois, 2008
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Reviews of purchase Chateau Potensac, Medoc AOC Cru Bourgeois, 2008
Wine beautiful deep ruby color.
Spicy, elegant, rich taste of wine charms nuances of black cherry, ripe currant, earth, spice and minerals. This stunning wine with refreshing acidity, nice, open and ripe tannins.
The refined aroma of the wine shows shades of mocha, vanilla, anise, skin tone and light spice.
Wine matches perfectly with meat on the grill, also recommended to serve with game, poultry, veal in Bordeaux, truffles, pate and cheese.
Wine "Chateau Potensac" has for many years has a high reputation among connoisseurs. Under the new classification in 2003 he was awarded the highest status - "Cru Bourgeois Eksepsionel." In 2008, the harvest was from 4 to 16 October. Wine fermentation and maceration are carried out in a temperature controlled stainless steel containers at 28 ° C for 18 days. Then "Chateau Potensak" during 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 2008 is at least 10 years, during which wine to fully acquire fine and noble characteristics of the class "Cru Bourgeois Eksepsionel."
Vineyards Chateau Potensak 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 2005 vintage blend of the first wine farm - "Chateau Potensac" - has been slightly modified in favor of Merlot.