Wine Andre Lurton, "Chateau Coucheroy" Blanc, Pessac-Leognan AOC 2011
Wine pale yellow, almost transparent color with greenish highlights.
Taste wine rich, smooth, well-balanced, with bright shades of yellow peach, lemon notes, honeysuckle floral tones and a long fresh finish.
Bunch of wine, intense and complex, reveals aromas of exotic fruits, which are dominated by shades of pineapple and lychee, citrus notes, floral nuances.
Wine is the perfect accompaniment of meat, such as braised veal or chicken stew with garlic sauce and foie gras, fillet of mullet roe with smoked herring and Belgian endive, carpaccio.
White wine "Chateau Coucheroy" made from grape varieties Sauvignon Blanc grown in the vineyard appellation of Pessac Leognan,. Age of vines is 10 to 12 years. Vinification took place in steel tanks at controlled temperature 18-23 ° C, then wine was aged in oak barrels partially, partly - in steel tanks. The wine has good storage potential - from 2 to 7 years.
Origin of the name associated with Coucheroy ancient legend, according to which the king of France Henry IV, returning after the Battle of Kotra, stopped for the night in a cozy place which was named in honor of this event Couche Roi ("King Lodge").
Lurton family, known in Bordeaux as a wine producer from 1650 - one of the greatest dynasties in the world, whose members are engaged in winemaking and wine trade. To date, the family owns about 630 acres of land. Wineries are located in the Entre-Deux-Mers, Pessac-Leognan, Margaux, Lussac Saint-Emilion and elsewhere. Andre Lurton wine characterized by a unique flavor and freshness, and young wines aged wines often exceed their rich taste.