Château de Lagarde « Grand Millésime » AOC Bordeaux Supérieur 2009
Winemaker : Lionel Raymond, Saint Laurent du Bois, France
Production Area: 38 hectares. A mild climate (due to the Atlantic Ocean). Lots of sunshine, and regular rain, the hillside and the clay-limestone soil, gravels offer the best conditions for the growth of the vines and the grapes.
Yield per vine & Hectare: 45 hl/ ha.
Training system: The vineyard is held up by Guyot double (Bordeaux style) to obtain the best maturity and also to avoid phytosanitary disease. The vine is held up by wires.
Vinification: In stainless-steel thermo-regulated vats with cap-breaking system. Long maceration about 2 to 3 weeks, subject to the extraction of the tannins.
Analytical Data: 13% alc/ vol
Ageing: for about 18 months in 30% new 225 liters French oak barrels.
Tasting Notes: Beautiful intense and deep color. Almost black with garnet tints. The nose opens up to ripped fruits.
Color: Deep garnet red with purple highlights.
Aroma: Ripped fruits (Blackberry, blackcurrant) with spicy scents (Cinnamon, Liquorice)
Conservation Time: Good ageing potential (5 to 10 years)
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