Wine Chateau Rouget, Pomerol AOC, 2007
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Reviews of purchase Chateau Rouget, Pomerol AOC, 2007
Wine ruby-purple color.
Wine with a rounded, balanced, very fruity, soft taste with abundant notes of ripe cherries and strawberries, raspberries and plums, hints of leather and earth, clean, rich, pleasant aftertaste with hints of leather, oak and pepper.
Warm, ripe aroma of the wine is filled with flavors of black raspberry, cherry, dark chocolate, licorice, red currants, leather, vanilla, delicate floral nuances.
It goes well with grilled meat, stewed truffles, with stew meat, poultry, cheese, steaks.
Chateau Rouge - one of the oldest estates in Pomerol - dates back to the XVII century. Until 1804 belonged to M. Chateau Bayonne, which has long been the mayor of the commune.
Famous castle in Pomerol Rouge and its magnificent vineyards in 1992 bought Jean-Pierre Labryuye. From that moment began the "newest" history of wine Chateau Rouge. Jean-Pierre completely revised technique grape growing and wine production, constantly improving and developing these areas. Jean-Pierre has invested heavily in transplant mostly vines, draining vineyards, wine cellars restoration, update winery. Old fermentation tanks have been replaced by smaller stainless steel temperature-controlled in 2001 were priobereteny five new oak barrels, reserved for the best vintages "Chateau Rouge".
Vineyard Chateau Rouget takes 18 hectares of land on a gentle slope Pomerol plateau and is divided into three sections. The share of 85% Merlot vineyard, still takes 15% Cabernet Franc. The soil is mostly clay and gravel, but there are siliceous areas. The land is rich in iron. The average age of the vines is 30 years, there are newly planted vines 10-year-old, however, there are old, with more than 50 years. Planting density is 6,000 vines / ha. Practiced in the vineyard green fee, allows you to limit the yield to 30-35 hectoliters.