Wine Andre Lurton, "Chateau Tour De Segur", Lussac-Saint-Emilion AOC, 2013
Wine rich ruby color.
Srednetely, round and elegant taste of the wine is filled with notes of strawberry, blackberry and black currant.
The aroma of wine dominating notes of red fruits and light nuances of toast.
Wine is served with dishes of poultry, red meat and cheeses.
Red wine "Chateau Tour De Segur" made from grape varieties Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon grown in the vineyards of Château Tour de Segur appellation Lussac Saint Emilion. Age of vines is 25 years. Vinification conducted at the winery Chateau de Barbe Blanche in stainless steel tanks at controlled room temperature 28-30 ° C for 3 weeks. Then the wine was aged for 12 months in oak barrels, 25% of which - new. The wine has excellent potential storage - 10-12 years.
Chateau de Barbe Blanche has a very long history. Once it was inherited by Henry IV of Navarre from his mother and even then are made into excellent wine, popular among the nobility. In the XVIII century Chateau belonged to the family lawyer Bordeaux Parliament - Mr. Feb. Vineyards Chateau occupy 28 hectares in the center appellasona Lussac-Saint-Emilion. Excavations nearby Gallo-Roman villa Lucciacus indicate early culture of the vine in this area. In 2000, André Lurton acquired a 50% stake in Chateau. Wine Château de Barbe Blanche - the same name "Chateau de Barbe Blanche" and "Châteaux Prieuré Lalande" and "Châteaux Tour de Ségur" - are based on Merlot grapes. These wines are characterized by rounded, flexible and great finesse.
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.