Episode 5 : Vignoble de Cissac

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Château de Terrefort-Quancard 2019

- 2019

Château de Terrefort-Quancard has belonged to the Quancard family since 1891. Built in the 16th century by a family from the nobility of Bordeaux, the Château is the witness of beautiful alliances and great destinies, he participated in the history of Bordeaux. As a peer of the realm, his active interventions facilitated the construction of the bridge at Cubzac by Gustave Eiffel. The vineyard of the Château is marked in the depths of his land by the invisible and valuable line for all the world’s greatest vineyards it transcends and crosses : the 45th parallel, located exactly at the mid-point of the North Pole and the Equator. Thus, the vines of Château de Terrefort-Quancard profit of a temperate, oceanic climate thanks to which exceptional wines are grown

Le vin :

Blend : 64% Merlot, 36% de Cabernet Sauvignon
Vinification : Macréation in concrete tanks for a period of 25/27 days at 28-30°
Ageing : On the one part, maturing barrels and on the other part maturing in tank

Le vignoble :

Location : Cubzac-les-Ponts
Terroirs : Limestone
Surface area : 70 hectares
Planting Density : 5 000 vines / hectare
Yield : 50 hectoliters / hectare
Grapes varieties : Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
Average age of the vine : 30 ans

Dégustation :

This wine has a beautiful deep colour with glints of ruby and a seductive, fruity bouquetwith scents of red fruit and cherries. The palate is superb, revealing supple tannins from well-ripened grapes accompanied by notes of undergrowth. Smooth finish. A wine with a great deal of charm.

Accompagnement :

Perfect with red meats and also with soft cheese.