Wine Chateau d'Arsac "Cuvee Celine", Bordeaux Blanc AOC, 2013
Reviews of purchase Chateau d'Arsac "Cuvee Celine", Bordeaux Blanc AOC, 2013
Wine purple-ruby color with purple highlights.
The wine has a mild flavor with hints of cherry jam and a long aftertaste.
The aroma of the wine opens with bright colors toast and red fruits.
Great wine combined with roasted red meats and grilled meat. Recommended game and cheeses.
The main wine Chateau - the same name "Chateau d'Arsac" - traditionally made from a blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grown on 20-year-old vines. Vinification and aging are made in French oak barrels. The wine has a wonderful storage capacity, which according to experts is 12-15 years.
Chateau d'Arsak - one of the oldest wine estates in the Médoc. Its history goes back almost nine centuries. It is known that in the XII century chateau owned by a noble family. In the XVI century it was purchased by Thomas de Montaigne, brother of the famous philosopher Michel de Montaigne. Subsequently, the Chateau will first property of Count Segur, then Baron d'Arsak.
In the XVIII century chateau were broken beautiful vineyards, which planted Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Exceptional terroir with gravel and sandy soils allowed to produce fine and noble red wine that captured the taste of the king and the nobility, not only in France but also in England.
By the end of the XIX century, the vineyard Chateau d'Arsak was one of the largest in the Medoc. After the invasion of phylloxera at the turn of the XX century, many vines were killed, and the rest had to uproot. By the mid-30's, the Chateau was abandoned and was not even mentioned in the classification Margot in 1954. Incredibly, once famous winery at the end of World War II until the mid-1980s was a chicken coop.
In 1986 Chateau d'Arsak was purchased by Mr. Philippe Roux (Philippe Raoux). After 10 years of intensive reconstruction of the Château winery opened again, and in 1995, after a long battle with the authorities, half of its vineyards have been reclassified in the AOC Margaux.