Château de Bordes-Quancard

Bordeaux - 2012

Acquired in 1948, Château de Bordes reflects the deep rooting of the company in the Bordeaux terroir and its new momentum from the middle of the 20th century. Situated halfway between the company’s head office in Carbon Blanc and the historic estate of Terrefort in Cubzac-les-Pont, the château originally housed a stud farm. The perfect link between a family, wine and horses!

The Vineyard

Location : Saint-Vincent-de-Paul
Terroirs : Clay and limestone
Surface area : 15,5 hectares
Planting density : 5000 Vine / ha
Yield : 52 hl / ha
Grape varieties : Cabernet-Franc, Cabernet-Sauvignon, Merlot
Average age of the vine : 24 years

The wine

Blend : 65% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc
Vinification : Maceration for a period of 19 days
Ageing : In tank
Ageing potential : Ready to drink now, this wine will reach its full potential around 2020/2022.
Tasting : A rich wine which offers an intense purple red robe. The nose reveals notes of blackberries and black cherries. On the palate this wine is generous and ample. A distinctive merlot wine with an exceptional purity.
Food pairing : Perfect with red meat, poultry and cheese.

Awards

  • Gold, Concours Général Agricole de Paris, 2014
  • Silver, Concours de Bordeaux Vins d'Aquitaine, 2014

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