Chateau Tour des Termes Saint Estephe 2013 - Chateau Tour des Termes

Chateau Tour des Termes Saint Estephe 2013 - Chateau Tour des Termes

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Chateau Tour des Termes owes its name to an old tower located on a plot called "Les Termes". The origin of this tower dates back to the Gallo-Roman era, given the hypothesis of the presence of an old lighthouse in this position which marks the entrance to an outer port of the ancient Gallo-Roman city, BRION, a few kilometers away.

wine description

Chateau Tour des Termes 2013 is a wine that is produced in about 100,000 bt / year and grows on soils 2/3 rich in stones and 1/3 limestone clay. The usual proportions are 60% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc and 5% Petit Verdot. The vinification takes place for 80% of the mass in the traditional way while 20% of the bunches are vinified integrally. The wine is then aged for 15 months in Allier barriques of which 50% are new.

tasting notes

Beautiful dark purple color, the nose has aromas of black fruit, spices, hints of meat. On the palate it is dense and balanced, with a nice tannic texture, a flexible and balanced wine with well integrated tannins and delicious on the finish.

aging capacity

Wine with very good evolutionary prospects.

small tips

Taste it at a temperature of 18 ° C, accompanying red meat dishes.

Data sheet

Winery
Château Tour des Termes
Denomination
AOC Saint-Estèphe Cru Bourgeois
Variety
Merlot 60%, Cabernet Sauvignon 30%, Cabernet Franc 5%, Petit Verdot 5%
Nation
France
Production area
Saint-Estèphe
Region
Bordeaux
Year
2013
Gradation
13% vol.
Bottle
75 cl
In Vineyard
Manure as a natural fertilizer, use only copper and sulfur as a pesticide
Vinification
It takes place for 80% of the mass in a traditional way while 20% of the bunches are vinified in full.
Yeast
Indigenous
Aging
Aging for 15 months in mixed oak barrels of which 50% in new barrels.
Match with
Ideal with red meats, small game and cheeses.
Typology
Red
Serving Temperature
Temperatura 16-18°C.
Premi
87/100 Wine Enthusiast, 14.5/20 Vinum Wine Magazine, 14/20 Bettane et Desseauve
Annual Bottles Produced
About 100000
Ideal consumption
Da 2016 a 2028
Our judgment
89/100
Allergens
Sulphites

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