Chai Bonnet bannière 2017
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Château Bonnet Red

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Thanks to expressive fruit – but without excessive concentration – Château Bonnet's red wine is unquestionably charming. In fact, it is a benchmark in Bordeaux.The wine is best enjoyed on the young side, although the quality tannin ensures good ageing for several year.


Chateau : Château Bonnet
label of 2017 Château Bonnet red
Appellation : Bordeaux

Wine style

Tender and Aromatic

Grape blend

Merlot 50 % / Cabernet Sauvignon 50%

Weather

The 2017 vintage was one of the earliest on record. The growing season was marked by a dry winter and spring (46% less rainfall than usual), accompanied by temperatures 2°C above average (except for the frost in April). This dry summer weather was ideal for ripening the seeds until late August.

Tasting Comment

Appareance

This wine is a very deep colour, nearly garnet-red, with some purplish highlights.

Nose

The bouquet is beautifully intense, with red- and black-berry fruit, slight oaky hints, and a touch of cinnamon.

Mouth

On the palate, this is a very soft, pleasant wine with good structure. The flavour features the same delicious red- and black-berry fruit. It makes a lovely accompaniment to veal in Colombo sauce, lamb skewers, or braised pheasant with grapes.

Consumption period

2018 - 2024

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Surface

88.50 ha

Soil

Clay-limestone and clay-siliceous

Winemaking

Grape harvest

By hand or manual sorting before machine harvest

Others

Graft stock

Riparia Gloire - 3309 C - Fercal - 101.14

Plant food

Traditional, limited application

Plant density

3,000 to 5,000 vines per hectare

Wine average age

17 years old

Grape variety

Merlot / Cabernet Sauvignon

Pruning type

Double Guyot

Fermentation

In stainless steel tanks with patented cap- breaking system

Fermentation temperature

28 to 30°C

Malolactic

yes

Wine maturing

In tanks and in barrels

Maturing potential

3 to 7 years

Oenologist consultant

Michel ROLLAND et Mikaël LAIZET

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