Wine Chateau Teynac, Saint-Julien, 2008
Reviews of purchase Chateau Teynac, Saint-Julien, 2008
Wine brilliant, almost opaque ruby color, with age acquires purple, purple shades.
The wine has a sufficiently dense and intense flavor. First he reveals notes of red and black fruit, which a few moments later replaced manifested structure. Light, subtle, menthol notes, perfectly quenches thirst, decorate silky tannins combined with excellent hints of spice. Long aftertaste with hints of cocoa and pepper.
Flawless, fragrant wine is revealed gradually. Wine, barely touching the air in the glass begins to be more insistent tones of coffee, cocoa, vanilla, spices, pepper, which gradually adds a touch of red and black fruits. The longer the wine in the glass, the more it becomes richer palette - tobacco, violet petals and cherry pits.
Wine excellent match with beef, lamb, saddle of lamb, turkey, cheese, steak ostrich, medium-sized game such as pigeon, duck or rabbit.
"Chateau Teynac" can rightly be called a rising star in the region of Saint-Julien. Due to the considerable investments that have been made in the vineyard owner Philip Pen as well as an interesting mixture of varieties in the blend, the wine is of high quality and superb, elegant, classic style. Vintage 2008 - is something special, elegant, noble. The ratio of "price-quality" more than certain. It is recommended to drink a few hours after unsealing the bottle, and when the wine is slightly revealed, after 2-3 years of aging.
The area of the vineyard, where grapes are grown red wine "Chateau Teynak" is about 12.5 hectares, the average age of the vines - 35 years. The grapes are harvested by hand and subjected to a strict selection. Fermentation is carried out in stainless steel containers at controlled temperatures. Maceration lasts 3 weeks. Excerpt wine occurs within 12-14 months in French oak barrels, which are updated annually by 35-40%.
Mention of Chateau Teynak still occurs in 1874 in the publication of the magazine "Bordeaux and its wines": "Chateau Teynac classified between 2 and 4 class in the official classification of 1834". Chateau is located in one of the most beautiful places in Saint-Julien, ownership has more than 20 hectares of land. Near the Chateau Teynac is no less eminent economy - Chateau Lavil Barton.
Since 1990, the owners of Chateau Teynac Pen has become a family, which also owns Chateau Corconnac, located a few kilometers from Saint-Laurent in the Medoc. Adhering to the traditional methods of cultivation and cultivation of grapes, hand harvesting and careful selection of berries, as well as the traditional aging wine in French oak, in addition to a high level of skill, winemakers farm produce perfect wines that repeatedly took prizes at international competitions.