Wine "Le Bordeaux de Maucaillou", Bordeaux Superieur AOC, 375 ml
Wine luxurious ruby color.
Taste wines - harmonious, balanced, expressive and generous, with a distinctive elegance and subtlety, rounded and mature tannins, with a nice long finish.
The wine has a pleasant and mild flavor with hints of fruit, notes of vanilla and pine.
The wine goes well with meat dishes, smoked meat, risotto and hard cheeses.
Name "Maucaillou" means "bad stones." Medieval farmers consider this land, rich in gravel, of little use for the cultivation of grain, but it is perfect for the growth of the vine. In 1875, George. Petit Laroche cellars and warehouses built in Moulis, he also belonged to the magnificent castle Maucaillou - a wedding gift to his wife. Petit Laroche united all land Maucaillou and got a vineyard area of three acres. In the early twentieth century, in 1929, one of the owners of Chateau became family Dourthe. Roger Dourthe contributed to the expansion of vineyards Chateau Mokayu, his son Philip in 1991, continued his father's work by buying all the shares of the partners of the castle, which later passed on to his three children. Today, the castle belongs Maucaillou over sixty acres of vineyards on gravelly, favorable for the development of vines soils. In the vineyards grow 51% Cabernet Sauvignon, 42% Merlot and 7% Petit Verdot.