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Wine Chateau La Croix de Gay, Pomerol AOC, 2008

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Tasting Notes

Color

Wine rich ruby ​​color.

Taste

Full-bodied, dense, perfectly balanced taste of the wine has an expressive structure, low acidity and ripe tannins noble.

Aroma

Complex, rich flavor of the wine is filled with tones of red fruit that is in harmony with hints of spices, light notes of smoked and smoke.

Gastronomy

The wine goes well with both the refined French cuisine, such as foie gras, truffles, white veal, as well as more simple dishes of Spanish and Italian food: pasta, hot Neapolitan, chicken in sherry in Spanish and others. As appetizers ideal Gorgonzola and other blue cheeses, as well as Parma ham prosciutto.

Interesting Facts

Chateau La Croix de Gay - is ripe, rich, majestic wine that is produced from the dominant blend of Merlot grapes with a small addition of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, which set off the taste and add flavor variety. This is a complex, multifaceted wine. Vineyards from which harvest for wine production, occupy 10 hectares and is located on a plateau between Petrus and Lafleur, the cost is estimated at more than 35 million euros. Soil - sand and gravel, with sandy layers. Harvesting is done by hand, and only for a few hours, while only a very selected ripe berries. Thereafter fermented grape sorted and at a high temperature cement vats. After two weeks of maceration on the skins, the wine aged for 18 months in barrels, 80% of which - new. The wine is bottled after clarification with egg white and light filtration. Storage capacity of at least 15-18 years.

Producer's description

Chateau La Croix de Gay is one of the great Chateau in Pomerol. Robert Parker believes that this farm - one of the most significant discoveries of the 40-ies of XX century. Chateau La Croix de Gay is located close to all the famous Chateau Lafleur and Chateau Petrus. The vineyards from which the harvest for wine production occupy 10 hectares and is located on a plateau between Petrus and Lafleur, their value is estimated at more than EUR 35 million. The soils - sand and gravel, with sandy layers.

Today, Chateau La Croix de Gay belongs to Dr. Alain Raynaud. Production management is a huge success and popularity not only in France but also far beyond its borders.

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