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Zédé de Labégorce

Margaux - 2016

Aged in oak barrels Zede de Labegorce is the second wine of Chateau Labegorce Zede.
Owned by the Perrodo Family since 1989, Château Labégorce Margaux is one of the oldest estates of the Margaux appellation. Since the 2009 vintage and the merger with Château Labégorce Zédé, Château Labégorce Margaux covers 70 hectares.
Traditional methods both in the vineyard and the cellar have enabled Château Labégorce Margaux to become an undisputed reference within the appellation.

Le vin :

Blend: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot.
Vinification : 21 days in concrete vats. Malolactic fermentation partly in new barrels.
Ageing : 12 months in French oak barrels 30 % new barrels and 70 % second wine barrels.
Ageing potential : Ready to drink now, this wine will keep for 5 years.

Le vignoble :

Location : Soussans.
Grapes varieties : Merlot, Cabernet-Sauvignon, Cabernet-franc, Petit Verdot
Terroirs : Gravel
Average age of the vineyard : 30 years

Dégustation :

A vibrant color with blue tints. Red berry fruits and a hint of wood on the nose. Full and elegant on the palate with a straight finish

Accompagnement :

Perfect as an aperitif, with white meat, game, Emmental or a white crusted cheese such as a Brie de Meaux