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Château Bonnet Red

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 château Bonnet 2011 label
Appellation : Bordeaux

Wine style

Tender and Aromatic

Grape blend

Merlot 50% / Cabernet Sauvignon 50%.

Weather

Temperatures were much higher than average from February to June, with much less rainfall than usual. There were already signs of drought at the end of Spring.

Tasting Comment

Appareance

Many purple hues, very bright.

Nose

This appetising wine has black fruit flavours and a touch of strawberry.

Mouth

It is decidedly round on the palate with soft tannin, fine balance and a long red fruit aftertaste.

Medals

Concours de Bordeaux vins d'Aquitaine (or)
Or
Concours de Bordeaux Vins d’Aquitaine 2014

Consumption period

2013 - 2018

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Ground

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

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