Château de Ricaud Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux

Château de Ricaud Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux

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Product Description

Appellation Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux
Color Red
Grape Varieties Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot
ABV (Alcohol By Volume) 13.5-14%
Bottle Size 150cl

Type of soil

Clay silts in the west and north-east of the vineyard, gravel outcrops at the highest points, calcareous clay in the south-west

Vinification

Alcoholic fermentation: 10 days, according to the batches with 1 to 2 pumping overs per day according to the lot.
Long vatting: 30 day
Ageing: on fin lees, in oak barrels during 12 months.

Type Well-structured, complex, combining intense fruit with soft character
Service Temp 17-18°C
Food & Wine Pairing Rib steak, hard cheeses, game birds

With its appealing dark ruby appearance, the wine is complex on the nose offering initial notes of strawberry and blackberry. Beautifully structured on the palate, full and generous with rounded, fleshy tannins. Perfectly integrated oaky character accompanies the long, delicately spiced finish.