Wine Andre Lurton, "Chateau De Rochemorin" Blanc, 2009
Wine bright golden-yellow color with greenish reflections.
The taste of wine is full bodied, fleshy, well balanced, strong, with hints of acacia flowers, notes of grapefruit, nice minerality and a long fresh finish.
Intense, complex, expressive bouquet of the wine reveals an abundance of fruit flavors, including particularly noticeable shades of pineapple, as well as notes of anise and gingerbread, roasted nuances of bread crust.
Wine is the perfect accompaniment to white meat dishes, seafood, shellfish, fish, light salads, appetizers, cheeses.
White wine "Chateau De Rochemorin" made from grape varieties Sauvignon Blanc grown in the vineyard in the appellation of Pessac Leognan,. Age of vines is 15 to 18 years. Vinification in oak barrels held at a controlled temperature 18-23 ° C, then wine was aged for 10 months in oak barrels, 35% of which - new. The wine has excellent potential storage - 12-15 years.
White wines "Chateau de Rochemaure" were highly appreciated in the XVIII century by none other than Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu. Author of the famous philosophical treatise "The Spirit of Laws" was a lover and connoisseur of white wines, which favored for their invigorating freshness and flavor.
Andre Lurton acquired the Château de Rochemaure with 110 hectares of land in 1973. In the Chateau were conducted work on the reconstruction of the estate, planted new vines of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc. The total area of vineyards - 105 hectares, 18 hectares of which are grown white grape varieties. Currently, the winery produced excellent, well-balanced red and white wines that reflect the history of the castle Rochemaure.
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.