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Château Tour de Bonnet Rosé

Château Tour de Bonnet exists in white, rosé and red versions. This wine was created to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the construction of a belvedere by André Lurton's grandfather, Léonce Récapet. The rosé has a bouquet with floral nuances as well as a velvety texture on the palate with just the right amount of freshness on the aftertaste. Very long, pleasant finish.

Chateau : Château Bonnet
2016 rosé Château Tour de Bonnet label
Appellation : Bordeaux

Wine style

Fresh and Fruity

Grape blend

Merlot 50% / Cabernet Sauvignon 50%


2016 was one of the finest vintages in the past 20 years. Winter was exceptionally wet and mild, and it rained a great deal in spring until June. However, the weather changed radically in mid-June, turning warm and quite dry, with cool nights. Ideal conditions for growing excellent wine grapes!

Tasting Comment


The pale soft pink hue with brilliant, slightly salmon-coloured highlights reflects short maceration.


The dominant aroma is peach, complemented by subtle floral notes, such as jasmine.


Delicious and quite enjoyable on the palate with hints of redcurrant and citrus. The particularly fine balance between acidity and an impression of sweetness confers decided elegance. Attractive, easy-going 2006 Tour de Bonnet rosé has a fine long aftertaste. It is ideal on a summer's evening with friends, at a barbecue, with melon and Parma ham, with seafood, etc.

Ratings and reviews

Le Guide Hachette : 

2018 Edition - This equal blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon makes a pale rosé wine with salmon-pink highlights. On aeration, the bouquet offers hints of white flowers, wilted roses, peaches, fruit pits, and oranges. It is full-bodied on the palate, with a lovely balance of freshness, complexity, and discreet elegance. 2017 - 2018. fourchette Pork tenderloin with cherries.


gold medal - Concours des Grands vins de France - 2017 Mâcon
Challenge International du Vin 2017

Consumption period

2017 - 2018

Our suggestions




Clay-limestone and clay-siliceous.


Grape harvest

By hand or manual sorting before machine harvest.


Graft stock

Riparia gloire - 3309C - Fercal - 101.14

Plant food

Traditional, limited application.

Plant density

3 000 to 5 000 vines per hectare.

Wine average age

20 years

Grape variety

Merlot / Cabernet Sauvignon.

Pruning type

Double guyot


In stainless steel, temperature-controlled tanks.

Fermentation temperature

16 to 18°C



Wine maturing

For 4 months in tanks

Wine montage

Tartaric precipitation by cold treatment.

Maturing potential

2 to 3 years.