from September 25 to October 3
Cabernet-Sauvignon 60%, Merlot 30%, Cabernet Franc 7%, Petit Verdot 3%
malolactic in barrels (100%)
in barrels (100%),
43% new oak
Alc. by vol. 12.5%
AND ALC. BY VOL.
Château Hourtin-Ducasse 2006
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A recommendation to the Decanter World Wine Awards 2008 in London
Cru Bourgeois, 2003 classification
Selected honor award guide Dussert-Gerber 2017
Garnet hue with tiled reflections.
At the opening the wine is discreet. A straight decanter can help it flourish to demonstrate its complexity. After a few minutes of rest, the truffle notes
and cocoa come to settle. A delicate start that quickly gives way to elegant power.
Harmonies: prime rib cooked with vine shoots, kefta couscous, butter and cream tortellini…