Chateau Hauchat la Rose 2005
Fall in love with the Fronsac region, where Merlot grapes thrive on limestone soil. Brother duo team Jean-Christophe and Jean-Bernard Saby of showcases another prime example of Fronsac during the great vintage of 2005. All the Merlot grapes are havarested by hand and carefully monitored at every stage by the two brothers who are trained oenologists. No details were left in the cultivation of the vines, using careful techniques such as pruning à la bordelaise, de-stemmming, leaf-pulling, and crop thining.Château Hauchat La Rose is situated on the high clayey and limestone plateau of Saint-Aignan, one of the most lovely benchmark terroirs for the Fronsac appellation.
Food Pairings for Chateau Hauchat la Rose
A brilliant garnet color with complex nose of plum, cranberry, pepper, vanilla, and spiciness. The palate shows wonderful ripe red and black fruits with spices, nutmeg, vanilla, and earth. The fruit and tannins have aged beautifully, balanced by structured acidity. No further aging required, ready to drink now.