Château Gontet

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Cold pre-fermentation maceration with carbonic ice and in temperature controlled vats. The extraction is undertaking traditionally by pumping over. Then post-fermentation maceration before the run-off.

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Château Gontet

  • Appellation: Puisseguin St Emilion
  • Terroir: Clay-limestone slopes and plateaus
  • Surface area: 11 ha
  • Grape variety proportions: 80 % Merlot
    20 % Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Average age of the vines: 30 years.
  • Average plantation density: 5 000 plants/ha.
  • Yields: 40 Hl/ha
  • Growing practices: Soil tilling, leaf thinning and bunch distribution, reasoned culture regarding chemical intervention and fertilizer enrichment.
  • Harvest: Machine harvest with sorting table.
  • Vinification: Cold pre-fermentation maceration with carbonic ice and in temperature controlled vats. The extraction is undertaking traditionally by pumping over. Then post-fermentation maceration before the run-off.
  • Ageing cellar: The malo-lactic fermentations are undertaken in new oak barrels, the wine is then barrel aged over lees. The ageing will last between 14 and 16 months.
  • Tasting notes: Deep robe, purple glints. Expressive nose, mixing ripe fruit with a lovely toasted woody aroma. The palate is dense, the tannins are fine-grained yet present. It will perfectly accompany grilled or stewed red and white meat, game or aged cheeses…or surprisingly with chocolate cake. Service temperature: 16 °C.

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2007, 2008