Wine Chateau La Croix de Gay, Pomerol AOC, 2011
Wine of deep, dense plum color.
Rich taste wine shows shades of dark fruit, spice spice, oak, delicious acidity and silky tannins.
The luxurious aroma of the wine tones of black cherry, blueberry, spring flowers shaded graphite, smoking and smoky nuances.
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.
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.
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.