Red Bergerac Cuvée Prestige 2015
Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc bring to the wine their different characteristics. Merlot body and roundness, Cabernet Sauvignon wealth and structure (tannin) and Cabernet Franc will bring finesse and flexibility.
Grape varieties :
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.
Aged in barrels of 300 liters for 12 months.
To taste in 6 years.
Operating temperature around 16 ° C. For the youngest vintages 14-15 ° C.
Pretty garnet robe, very dark and dense. The frank nose, very complex bouquet, which combines cooked red fruits, cherries with aromas of leather and smoke. The palate is full-bodied, supple and balanced with hints of prune and cherry.
Red meats, game, exotic dishes (paella, couscous) but also cheeses.
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.