Wine "Chateau de Gourgues" Blanc, Bordeaux AOC, 2010
Reviews of purchase "Chateau de Gourgues" Blanc, Bordeaux AOC, 2010
The wine is light straw color with green hues.
The taste of wine is balanced and fresh, with a bright finish.
In the fresh, bright flavor of the wine reveals a mature tone green apple.
The wine goes well with seafood, fish and shellfish.
White wine "Chateau de Gourgues" - Blended created from a mixture of Muscadelle, Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon. Vinification: grapes are pressed, undergoes cold maceration for 96 hours after which the fermentation takes place at a controlled low temperature. Aging the wine in vats on the lees for 3 months. Ageing potential fault is large enough - up to 8 years.
Half a century ago, the family Gourgues acquired in Bordeaux a few acres of land. Currently Château de Gurgen, which owns the company Cheval Kankar belongs 25.5 hectares. Part - 4.5 hectares - is located in the Entre Deux Mers AOC, where the grapes are grown for the white wines. Red varieties are grown in the vineyard area of 21 hectares, located in Bordeaux AOC on clay-limestone rocky soils. Here are grown 70% Merlot Noir, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc, 5% Malbec. Chateau de GURGEN produces 47,000 bottles of red wine a year and 7,000 bottles of white and pink.