Château D Anglès Terroir de la Clape Rouge 2004

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Tasting Notes: Château d Anglès is the family-run estate of former Lafite Rothschild winemaker Eric Fabre, on the exclusive Terroir de La Clape in the South of France. Terroir de La Clape rouge is a very expressive and elegant barrel nursed blend of old-vines Syrah, Grenache and Carignan. Dark red color with black glints. Very complex nose of red and black ripe fruits and spices. Mouth is full, tasting like jammy fruit, licorice and chocolat, with firm and silky structure endowed by a nice freshness. Very long after-taste. It has been rewarded 2/3 Gold Medals every year since 2001 by Decanter, International Wine Challenge, etc. Percentage Grape: 60% Syrah, 35% Grenache, 5% old Carignan. Old vines. Soil: Massif de la Clape hard limestone scree. Smooth miocene pebble terrace (domaine specific). Growing Climate: Wind : The prevailing Cers wind is a strong, dry wind from the North West that blows for 100 days a year; sea winds for 30 days a year; daily thermal sea breezes during the hot summer months. Sunshine : 300 days a year. Temperature: Average daily temp. 14°C Rainfall : semi-arid, 400 mm per year. Date of Harvest: Beginning of October Type of Harvest: Grapes are hand picked, totally de-stemmed and the juice is gravity fed into vats. Vinification Length: 1 week Vinification Method: Traditional, controlled temperature, long maceration (50 days) Vinification Temperature: 28°C Percentage New Barrel: 0% Age of Barrel: 1, 2 and 3 years old Type of Wood: French oak Level of Toast: M+ Malolactic: Yes Extract: 35.90 Color Intensity: 0.36 Fining Collage: Static in barrels Date of Bottling: 2007 Bottle Type: Heavy "Elite" Bordelaise Alcohol Percentage: 14.5 % PH: 3.63 Aging Potential: 15 years Aging Time: 8 months Sugar Rate: 0-5 g/l Total Acidity: 3.10 Free SO2: 24 Cork Material: "Diam" taint-free cork Cork Size: 49x24 mm

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Tasting Notes: Château d Anglès is the family-run estate of former Lafite Rothschild winemaker Eric Fabre, on the exclusive Terroir de La Clape in the South of France. Terroir de La Clape rouge is a very expressive and elegant barrel nursed blend of old-vines Syrah, Grenache and Carignan. Dark red color with black glints. Very complex nose of red and black ripe fruits and spices. Mouth is full, tasting like jammy fruit, licorice and chocolat, with firm and silky structure endowed by a nice freshness. Very long after-taste. It has been rewarded 2/3 Gold Medals every year since 2001 by Decanter, International Wine Challenge, etc. Percentage Grape: 60% Syrah, 35% Grenache, 5% old Carignan. Old vines. Soil: Massif de la Clape hard limestone scree. Smooth miocene pebble terrace (domaine specific). Growing Climate: Wind : The prevailing Cers wind is a strong, dry wind from the North West that blows for 100 days a year; sea winds for 30 days a year; daily thermal sea breezes during the hot summer months. Sunshine : 300 days a year. Temperature: Average daily temp. 14°C Rainfall : semi-arid, 400 mm per year. Date of Harvest: Beginning of October Type of Harvest: Grapes are hand picked, totally de-stemmed and the juice is gravity fed into vats. Vinification Length: 1 week Vinification Method: Traditional, controlled temperature, long maceration (50 days) Vinification Temperature: 28°C Percentage New Barrel: 0% Age of Barrel: 1, 2 and 3 years old Type of Wood: French oak Level of Toast: M+ Malolactic: Yes Extract: 35.90 Color Intensity: 0.36 Fining Collage: Static in barrels Date of Bottling: 2007 Bottle Type: Heavy "Elite" Bordelaise Alcohol Percentage: 14.5 % PH: 3.63 Aging Potential: 15 years Aging Time: 8 months Sugar Rate: 0-5 g/l Total Acidity: 3.10 Free SO2: 24 Cork Material: "Diam" taint-free cork Cork Size: 49x24 mm

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