from September 27 to October 17
Cabernet-Sauvignon 57%, Merlot 32%, Cabernet Franc 8%, Petit Verdot 3%
FERMENTATION malolactic in barrels (100%)
for 17 months in barrels, 65% of which are new oak
Alc. by vol. 12.5%
AND ALC. BY VOL.
Château Hourtin-Ducasse 2005
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A bronze medal at the 2007 International Wine Challenge in Bourg and Blaye
Cru Bourgeois, 2003 classification
Beautiful deep garnet color.
A slightly shy, fruity nose (black fruit) which develops in the air towards smoky, mineral notes,
touches of exotic wood (sandalwood) and some signs of evolution of old leather and undergrowth.
Dense wine under development. Grainy, fresh and crunchy finish. He is coming…
Harmonies: chicken with truffles, braised beef cheeks, pork tenderloin in herb crust,
fillet of beef with thyme and candied grenailles…