Wine Chateau La Clare, Medoc AOC Cru bourgeois, 2006
The wine has a deep garnet-ruby color.
Taste wines rigorous, elegant, full-bodied, with attractive fruit tones, velvety texture, pleasant aftertaste.
The aroma of wine is dominated by shades of red pepper and spice nuances of cedar and chocolate.
The wine is perfect with red meat, grilled veal, duck with olives, fried potatoes, steak.
Fruit, surprisingly complex red wine Chateau La Clare performed under the supervision of the famous Tuscan enologist Ricardo Kotarella of four classic Bordeaux grape varieties, dominated by Merlot. Grapes are grown in the north of the Medoc, on soils composed of clayey limestone (1/3) and gravel (2/3). The average age of the vines is 30 years. Harvested both manually and mechanically. Winery berries pass strict selection and destebliruyutsya. Vinification extends widely steel tanks. First there is a three-day maceration prevaritelnaya 10% of grapes, then - the alcoholic fermentation for 3 weeks. Extract of wine for 12 months takes place in French oak barrels, of which 60% - a new, and 40% - annuals.
In 2008, wine Chateau La Clare won the gold medal at the "Concours General Agricole" in Paris.
Chateau La Clare belongs to the famous Jean Guyot, which is the "master of awakening sleepy terroir". So, Guillot, in love with the Medoc, revealed to the world a number of lesser-known Chateau, including Chateau Rollan de Bee and Chateau Haut Kondissa, are now at a very high level. Chateau La Clare was purchased by Jean Guillot in 2000. In the vineyards was a lot of work, and in 2001 received the first decent crop. Through streamlined policy culture and respecting the environment, Guillot and skillfully uses traditional methods of viticulture, and new technologies. To restore the natural ecosystem, the vines were replanted. In the vineyards use natural fertilizers, planting and regular soil analysis. Guyot winery works in collaboration with the famous oenologist Riccardo Kotarella and Alain Raynaud.