Château la Garde

Château la Garde

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Product Description

Appellation Pessac-Léognan
Color Red
Grape Varieties 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc
Bottle Size 75cl
Type of Soil Gravelly hillocks with veins of clay and sandy outcrops.

Vinification

Pre-fermentation cold maceration. Alcoholic fermentation, with very few manipulations (pumping-over, pigeage). Malolactic fermentation partially in barrels.
Ageing in barrels takes place in an arched underground cellar with air-conditioning for 12-14 months. Cooperage savoir-faire and oak selection are combined when choosing the barrels so that they are best suited to the characteristics and style of Château La Garde wines.

Type Medium-bodied, fruity and light finish
Service Temp 16-18°C
Food & Wine Pairing Red meat (Lamb), white meat (Trukey) , Cheese (Brie de Meaux)

Spicy, with black fruit aromas, and well melted oak flavours. The palate is ripe, full and dense, with silky tannins : A Château La Garde very delicateand elegant.