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Château Coucheroy White

"Couchiroy"or "Couche Roi" in Gascon. According to legend, one stormy evening,King Henri IV, returning from the Battle of Coutras, stopped here for a rest. Hewill surely have appreciated this fresh, easy-to-drink wine and enjoyed itsastonishing tropical fruit aromas.  Atrue wine fit for a king!


label château Coucheroy white 2008
Appellation : Pessac-Léognan

Wine style

Elegant and Fruity

Grape blend

100% Sauvignon blanc.

Weather

The main features this year were humidity and cold. There were heavy rains in April and May (during the vegetative cycle) and a cool summer, especially in June and August. Warm, dry weather in September enhanced ripening.

Tasting Comment

Appearance

A crystal-clear, sparkling pale green.

Nose

The nose is both floral and fruity, with citrus and tropical fruit, pineapple and acacia, honeysuckle and citronella notes that gain intensity in the glass.

Mouth

Fresh and flattering, the palate shows yet more fruit flavors: apricot, lychee, peach. The finish is long and persistent. Drink now as an aperitif or with grilled white fish. (January, 2010)

Consumption period

Drink today

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Soil

Gravel, clay subsoil.

Winemaking

Grape harvest

By hand or mechanical after manual sorting at the vine

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Graft stock

3309C - Riparia gloire -

Plant food

Traditional, limited impact

Plant density

6,500 to 8,500 vines per hectare

Wine average age

11 years

Grape variety

100% Sauvignon blanc.

Pruning type

Double Guyot

Fermentation

After settling, part in barrels and part in stainless-steel temperature-controlled tanks

Fermentation temperature

18 to 23 °C

Malolactic

No

Wine maturing

Part in barrels, remainder in tanks on lees

Maturing potential

Subject to vintage, 2 to 7 years.

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