*** GOLD Medal international Wine Challenge ***
Country: France Region: Bordeaux Appellation: Saint Emilion Grand Cru
Varietal:Merlot / Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage:2011 Colour:Red Style:Dry
Producer: Chateau Tour de Cauze
This wine won a Gold Medal in the International Wine Challenge.The Tour du Cauze is located to the east of the Saint Emilion plateau. The current chateau was built in 19th century on the ruins of a medieval castle. The estate has been owned by the Laporte family since 1986, they also own the neighbouring Chateau Cauze, another Grand Cru
This extraordinary wine exhibits very ripe fruit, intense aromas of redcurrant, blackberry and spicy notes. The tannins are silky and combine with a lingering black cherry and coffee finish. It is full bodied and supple on the palate with a gentle touch of oak giving depth and structure.
Food Matches:Red Meat / Venison / Soft Cheese / Venison