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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
2014 red Château Bonnet label
Appellation : Bordeaux

Wine style

Tender and Aromatic

Grape blend

Merlot 50 % / Cabernet Sauvignon 50%.


Winter and spring were very mild, but the summer of 2014 did not live up to our expectations: it rained heavily in July, and August was much cooler than usual. However, starting in September, a miraculous Indian summer with high temperatures, was very favourable to ripening.

Tasting Comment


This immensely pleasurable wine has a beautiful crystal-clear colour with brilliant garnet-red highlights.


Appetising hints of red fruit, especially strawberry and raspberry, are released when the wine is swirled in the glass.


Specially made to be fruity and flavoursome, this wine epitomises the expertise of winegrowers and winemakers in a vintage considered traditional in Bordeaux. It is very smooth and attractive on the palate, as well as wonderfully balanced, and the tannin enhances the overall impression of fruitiness. The aftertaste is fresh and, once again, red fruit flavours predominate. This wine is ideal with salads, as well as cold or hot meat dishes.

Consumption period

2016 - 2020

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88.50 ha


Clay-limestone and clay-siliceous


Grape harvest

By hand or manual sorting before machine harvest


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


In stainless steel tanks with patented cap- breaking system

Fermentation temperature

28 to 30°C



Wine maturing

In tanks and in barrels

Maturing potential

3 to 7 years