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Château Tour de Bonnet Red

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 deep red colour is extremely attractive and the smooth, delicious and very soft tannin provides backbone to the long, elegant and fruity aftertaste. 

Chateau : Château Bonnet
label château Tour de Bonnet red 2007
Appellation : Bordeaux

Wine style

Tender and Aromatic

Grape blend

Cabernet Sauvignon 50% / Merlot 50%.


2007 was cool and wet from May to August, and not particularly conducive to ripening for the red wine varieties. A beautiful month of September – warm and relatively dry – meant that the grapes could be picked over a long period at perfect ripeness.

Tasting Comment


Deep, intense red, a few orange swirls show that it is reaching peak maturity.


Still showing fresh fruit notes, proof of a quality terroir and virtuoso winemaking. The classic red fruit notes, but with some blackberry and cassis, highlighted by delicate smoky tones.


The balance and harmony of the ensemble comes across at the first sip, the fruit is still present, succulent and mouthwatering. The finish is crisp and long. Ready to drink now, with a prime steak or rack of lamb, or why not a "blanquette de veau".


Gold medal - 2007 Concours des Grands vins de France Mâcon
Concours des Grands Vins de France 2010

Consumption period

2013 - 2015

Our suggestions




Clay-limestone & 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

20 years

Grape variety

Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot.

Pruning type

Double guyot


In stainless steel, temperature-controlled tanks with patented cap-breaking system.

Fermentation temperature

28° to 30°C



Wine maturing

In tanks and in barrels.

Wine montage


Maturing potential

3 to 7 years.