Domaine de la Croix Marie 2007

Winemaker's Notes:

Soil: OLD VINES between 5 and 40 years Plains, hills, plateaux, rising sun, setting noon. Several plot are protected by woods and walls. The soil is argillaceous, siliceous and gravelly. Vines between 5 and 40 years of age<br/><br/>Date of Harvest: 10.10.2007<br/><br/>Vinification Method: Maceration is necessary, for 1 or 2 weeks, depending on the years, in stainless steel tanks. A pumping over is practiced every day under permanent control to get the best colour of fruit. Then, the wine is stocked in stainless steel tanks. After supple filtering, it is stocked in wood tuns to be sold in bottles. The other part is mainyained in the tanks to be sold in large cubic plastic containers. The wine is pleasant even when very young, it is better after a few years' aging (from 2 to 5 year, or even more, depending on the vintage).<br/><br/>Vinification Temperature: regualted temperature<br/><br/>Malolactic: yes<br/><br/>Alcohol Percentage: 12.5 %<br/><br/>Sugar Rate: 0-5 g/l

Region: France » Loire » Touraine » Chinon

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Color: Red
Varietal: Cabernet Franc
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Domaine de la Croix:
Chateau de la Croix is a wine produced in Plautignan, a “lieux dit” north of St. Estephe in the Medoc in Bordeaux, France. Principal winemaker is Jean Francisco, whose family has produced wines at the estate since the late 19th century. The wines are produced using traditional methods and reflect the personality of the rich, local terroir. They are labeled as “Medoc Cru Bour... Read more
Chateau de la Croix is a wine produced in Plautignan, a “lieux dit” north of St. Estephe in the Medoc in Bordeaux, France. Principal winemaker is Jean Francisco, whose family has produced wines at the estate since the late 19th century. The wines are produced using traditional methods and reflect the personality of the rich, local terroir. They are labeled as “Medoc Cru Bourgois,” and are value-driven wines for everyday enjoyment that match with a variety of foods.  Read less

Soil: OLD VINES between 5 and 40 years Plains, hills, plateaux, rising sun, setting noon. Several plot are protected by woods and walls. The soil is argillaceous, siliceous and gravelly. Vines between 5 and 40 years of age<br/><br/>Date of Harvest: 10.10.2007<br/><br/>Vinification Method: Maceration is necessary, for 1 or 2 weeks, depending on the years, in stainless steel tanks. A pumping over is practiced every day under permanent control to get the best colour of fruit. Then, the wine is stocked in stainless steel tanks. After supple filtering, it is stocked in wood tuns to be sold in bottles. The other part is mainyained in the tanks to be sold in large cubic plastic containers. The wine is pleasant even when very young, it is better after a few years' aging (from 2 to 5 year, or even more, depending on the vintage).<br/><br/>Vinification Temperature: regualted temperature<br/><br/>Malolactic: yes<br/><br/>Alcohol Percentage: 12.5 %<br/><br/>Sugar Rate: 0-5 g/l

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