Episode 5 : Vignoble de Cissac

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Château Cossieu-Coutelin 2018

Saint-Estèphe - 2018

The magic of a terroir can inspire the finest chemistry. At Château Cossieu-Coutelin, the wine and the “murrain” oak merge exquisitely, creating perfect harmony.The vines of Château Cossieu-Coutelin, in the prestigious appellation of Saint-Estèphe in the Haut-Médoc, are planted in a clay and limestone soil which contributes to its outstanding quality. The vineyard was bought in 1977 by Marcel and Christian Quancard.

Le vin :

Blend : 52% Merlot, 48% Cabernet Sauvignon
Vinification : Cold fermentation for 4 days then gentle fermentation at 27°C for 32 days.
Ageing : At the end of vinification, the wine is matured for 12 months in french oak barrel (60% new barrels)

Le vignoble :

Location : Saint-Estèphe
Surface area : 3.30 hectares
Planting Density : 8 000 vine / hectare
Yield : 50 hectoliters / hectare
Grapes varieties : Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
Average age of the vine : 28 years
Terroirs : Made up of rel ativel y high gravell y hill tops

Dégustation :

This wine has a deep colour and a bouquet with notes of liquorice and ripe red fruit. The palate is seductive, revealing tannins with black fruit flavours from grapes grown on the great terroirs of Saint Estèphe. The finish is long and lingering. An excellent representative of the appellation.

Accompagnement :

Enjoy with red and white meat, poultry and also with soft cheese