Red Bergerac 2015
Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc bring to the wine their different characteristics. The wines of Bergerac know a particular soil with soils clay-limestone and flint. Merlot brings body and roundness, Cabernet Sauvignon wealth and structure (tannin) and Cabernet Franc will bring finesse and flexibility.
70 % Merlot – 20 % Cabernet Sauvignon – 10 % Cabernet Franc
Harvest & Vinification :
The red wine is a maceration wine, so we will leave in contact the pulp, the skin of the berries as well as the pips. During the alcoholic fermentation, we will practice pumping over to extract aromas and structures.
This alcoholic fermentation lasts on average 3 weeks.
To be enjoyed in 4-5 years.
Operating temperature around 16 ° C. For the youngest vintages 14-15 ° C.
Beautiful garnet color with pink highlights, deep and limpid. The bouquet, intense and charming, which mixes aromas of candied red and black fruits with spicy notes. The palate is full-bodied and round with velvety tannins, which linger on the finish with hints of cherry stones.
With red meat, game, Basque piperade, exotic dishes (paella, couscous), but also with cheese.
Would you like to do a tasting?
We welcome you every day from 9h to 18h, without appointment, in our tasting room for you to discover the wines of the Château de Bonhoste and Château La Moulière.
EARL DES VIGNOBLES FOURNIER
Château de Bonhoste
33420 Saint Jean de Blaignac
Tel : +33 557 84 12 18
Fax : +33 557 84 15 36