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    • CHÂTEAU DES LEOTINS, Red, 2015

      AOC Entre-Deux-Mers (Bordeaux, France)

      The Property


      Château des Leotins belongs to Lumeau family. It is located at Sauveterre de Guyenne, the center of Entre-Deux-Mers, 35 km from Saint-Emilion et 45 km from Bordeaux. It is a family-owned vineyard and has been gone throught 8 generations.

      Location : Sauveterre de Guyenne

      Soil : Clay-limestone

      Planting density : 3 600 pieds / hectare

      Yield : 3 600 pieds / hectare

      Grape varieties : Array

      Age of the vine : 20 years in average


      The Wine


      Blending

      50% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc

      Aging

      In stainless steel vats

      Vinification

      Cold maceration for merlots and cabernets sauvignons; thermo-vinification for cabernets francs, which will extract maximum color and aromas of ripe fruits.

      Aging potential

      It is ready to consume. It has an ageing potential of 8 to 10 years.

      Tasting

      Dark cherry red in color; full of pleasant aromas of very ripe fruits; balanced and round in palate; very solid structure. To taste at around 15°C.

      Food pairing

      Red meat, game, ham and cheese.