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Château d'Aiguilhe Querre Red Bordeaux Blend Côtes de Castillon 2004

Winemaker's Notes:

Percentage Grape: 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc<br/><br/>Soil: Limestone and clay plateau of Saint Philippe d'Aiguilhe (the château gave its name to the parish)<br/><br/>Date of Harvest: Merlots were harvested between Sept. 30th and Oct. 15th. Cabernets were harvested on Oct. 15th through 17th.<br/><br/>Type of Harvest: Manually harvested and the fruit is hand-sorted.<br/><br/>Vinification Length: Maceration ran 28 days with regular pigeages. Malolactic and aging on the fine lees takes place in 60% new oak barrels and 40% one-wine old barrels.<br/><br/>Vinification Method: The fruit is sorted before and after destemming. Fermentation in a combination of oak and stainless steel tanks, all equipped with temperature control. Maceration ran 28 days with regular pigeages.<br/><br/>Type of Wood: French oak<br/><br/>Level of Toast: medium toast<br/><br/>Malolactic: In barrel with aging on the fine lees.<br/><br/>Alcohol Percentage: 13 %<br/><br/>Aging Time: 18 months<br/><br/>Sugar Rate: 0-5 g/l

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Snooth User: jasonkauf
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09/30/2008

the earth cuts through all on this one...very dirt-y



Percentage Grape: 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc<br/><br/>Soil: Limestone and clay plateau of Saint Philippe d'Aiguilhe (the château gave its name to the parish)<br/><br/>Date of Harvest: Merlots were harvested between Sept. 30th and Oct. 15th. Cabernets were harvested on Oct. 15th through 17th.<br/><br/>Type of Harvest: Manually harvested and the fruit is hand-sorted.<br/><br/>Vinification Length: Maceration ran 28 days with regular pigeages. Malolactic and aging on the fine lees takes place in 60% new oak barrels and 40% one-wine old barrels.<br/><br/>Vinification Method: The fruit is sorted before and after destemming. Fermentation in a combination of oak and stainless steel tanks, all equipped with temperature control. Maceration ran 28 days with regular pigeages.<br/><br/>Type of Wood: French oak<br/><br/>Level of Toast: medium toast<br/><br/>Malolactic: In barrel with aging on the fine lees.<br/><br/>Alcohol Percentage: 13 %<br/><br/>Aging Time: 18 months<br/><br/>Sugar Rate: 0-5 g/l

Closure: Cork


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