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Bordeaux Wine Shop Chateau Bois Noir

2015 Château Bois Noir, Bordeaux Supérieur

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$14.95
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$14.95
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Presentation: A single plot of 26 hectares located on a hillside north of Libourne, 78m above sea level. Clay-limestone soil with a crasse de fer iron oxide-bearing subsoil (blue clay).

Appellation: AOC Bordeaux supérieur red

Grape Varieties: 100% Merlot

Production: 40,000 bottles

Yield: 39 hl/ha

Harvest Date: 6 – 10 October 2015

Bottling Date: 19 September 2017

Vinification:  Warm maceration before fermentation.

Fermentation started at 15°C and slowly rises up to 24°C maximum in order to preserve the freshness of the fruit. Malolactic fermentation at 21°C.

Alcohol Level: 15%

Owner: Peggy & Cyrille GREGOIRE

Consulting Oenologist: Claude GROS

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TASTING NOTES

100% Merlot

Color:  Deep garnet with purple highlights.

Nose: Bouquet of spicy red fruits

Palate: After a full and powerful attack, the subtle marriage between fruit, oak and the roundness of the flesh make a very tasty wine.