Xavier Flouret Red Bordeaux Blend Premières Côtes de Blaye la Victoire 2008
PRODUCER: Chateau Haut Meneau WINEMAKER: Jacques-Henri Bravard HISTORY Château Haut-Meneau is located in the heart of the Côtes de Blaye, the oldest producing region in Bordeaux. The Château Haut-Meneau, established in 1825, earned the "cru bourgeois" distinction in 1873. Purchased in 1988 by Jean-Paul Bravard (owner of cellars in Normandy) and subsequently taken over by his son, Jacques-Henri in 1998, the Château now holds 10 hectares. TERROIR The soil is clay and chalk. The Château is situated on a crest "the small mount" for which the Château is named. The climate is maritime with mild and rainy winters, hot and stormy springs, warm summers and mild autumns.
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On the nose, it’s perfumed with rose components and wonderful spice. It Looks light in the glass, and the fruit is red: red plum, cherry and raspberry on the palate, tons of juicy fruit.
Aged 12 months in French Oak.
Notes: AGEING 6 months in the tanks and 12 months in new oak barrels
|Alcohol: 13%||pH: 3.51|
|Sugar: 0.3 grams per liter||Total Acidity: 3.41 grams per liter|