Aged in oak barrels. A superb premium wine from Cheval Quancard made from grapes selected from each plot and vinified for 6 months in oak barrels (with two thirds being replaced each year). The first bottles come on the market in May, depending on the harvest. Emphasis is given to the Sauvignon Blanc (which account for the majority), Sémillon (20%) and Muscadelle (10%).
Location : Bordeaux
Terroirs : clay and limestone
Planting density : 4500 Vine / ha
Yield : 55 hl / ha
Grape varieties : Muscadelle, Sauvignon, Semillon
Blend : 10% Muscadelle, 70% Sauvignon, 20% Sémillon
Vinification : Traditional
Ageing : 6 months in oak barrels
Ageing potential : Ready to drink now, this wine will keep for 1 to 3 years
Tasting : A subtle, delicate Entre-Deux-Mers with a complex nose intermingling grapefruit, white peach, blackcurrant and toast. Full-bodied and lively on the palate with a background of pleasant woody and floral aromas.
Food pairing : Serve as an aperitif or with fish, seafood and shellfish and also with cheese.