Le Bouquet de Cissus du Château la Croix des Gunes 2018, 750 ml

8,90 TTC

  • Type: Still Red Wine A.O.C. Haut Médoc
  • Blend: Merlot - Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Alc: 12,5%
  • Origin: France > Bordeaux > Cissac-Médoc
  • Producteur: Château Gugès

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Description

Vineyard

Region: Bordeaux, Haut Médoc, France
Appellation: Haut-Médoc A.O.C.
Area / density: 8ha, 8.000–8.200 plants/ha
Terroir: clay-limestone, sandy, gravelly
Vine variety: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
Average age of the vines: 15 years
Cultivation method: Sustainable cultivation, regular tillage, pruning, leaf removal

Vinification

Selective manual harvesting, optimal sorting system, peristaltic pump.
Traditional vinification in concrete and stainless steel vats, temperature control, delestage twice a day, pouring in barrels after malolactic fermentation.

Aging: in French oak barrels for 18 months.

Bottling

Bottled at the Château

Tasting

A delicate floral wine in honor of Cissus, a young man who was very dear to Bacchus and who accidentally died while playing with satyrs. The inconsolable god turned him into grape ivy (lat.Cissus) – the plant that has been bearing his name since then.

Aromatic profile

Red fruits
65%
Floral notes
40%
Woody Notes
40%
Gourmet Notes
50%
Confiture notes
45%
Undergrowth notes
40%
Originality
70%
Complexity
50%
Long finish
40%
Tannin content
50%

Food and wine pairings: Grilled white meat, seafood, fish papillotes.

Aging potential: 8 – 10 years

Serving temperature: 16°C – 18°C

Decanting: Recommended

Additional information

Weight 1,666 kg
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