Château de la Vieille Tour 2019 Bordeaux Supérieur
42% Merlot, 33% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16% Malbec, 8% Cabernet Franc | Alc: 15%
Saint-Michel-de-Lapujade, Bordeaux, France
Château de la Vieille Tour 2019 Bordeaux Supérieur – Eleanor of Aquitaine (then Queen of England) ordered monks to plant the first vines on this 72 hectare estate in 1150. The property stretches over the right bank of the Garonne river across the hillsides of Saint Michel de Lapujade, and benefits from the mild and humid air that rises up from the sea and travels down the Garonne valley. Pierre Boissonneau purchased the property in 1839, and descendants Christian, Pascal, Phillippe, and Nico have transformed it into one of the best places in Bordeaux for value driven organic wine.
“The color is red ruby, limpid and brilliant. The nose aromas are expressive, full of ripe red fruits such as redcurrant and strawberry with also notes of spicy and toast. The attack is clean with spicy notes, black pepper, and vanilla notes; the mouth is fleshy; the tannins are round and soft. The finish is well balanced, rich and long” 91 pts – James Suckling
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