Red Wine Haut Medoc Chateau Maucaillou 2016.
The winegrower: Chateau Maucaillou.
Region: Bordeaux, France.
Alc.: 13 % vol.
Volume: 750 ml.
Grape variety: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc.
Ageing potential: 2019 - 2024.
Maceration takes place for 28 days in contact with the skins in a stainless steel container.
Fermentation with gentle punching-down for selective extraction of the tannins. Malolactic fermentation is carried out in barrels which are 30% new wood.
Maturation 2 years in oak barrels and additional 6 months in the bottles.
Intense ruby red color with garnet shade.
Fruity flavour with cassis and blackberry, followed by light vanilla fragrance.
The wine is full-bodied, marked by a hint of oak and hints of sweet spices. After a few years of ageing, the tannins soften.
Lamb, red meats, roast guinea fowl, maturated mountain cheeses. Serving temperature: 16 - 18°C.