Wine Les Hauts de La Gaffeliere, Bordeaux AOC, 2010
Wine rich purple color.
The wine has a restrained, elegant but at the same time expressive taste with hints of fruit, well-balanced acidity and a long, pleasant aftertaste.
The wine shows an elegant aroma, notes of woven black and red currants, underbrush, cedar, earth, tar and balsamic vinegar.
The wine goes well with lamb grilled beef stew and mature cheeses.
Chateau la Gaffeler has a long history, the first mention of it say that the Chateau was built on the ruins of the Gallo-Roman villa. In the 17th century became the owner of the castle Count Male, Roquefort, and towards the end of the 19th century Chateau was divided into two parts: Château Canon-la-Gaffeler and Chateau Gaffeler Naude (which in 1963 was renamed the Chateau la Gaffeler). After three centuries of Chateau still belongs to the family of Male-Roquefort. Its area is 22 hectares of vineyards, of which 66% are planted with Merlot, and the rest is divided equally between Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. The exposition of the vineyards south, the average age of the vines 35 years.
The farm produces two wines: the first wine Château la Gaffeler class Premiers Grands Crus, and the second wine Clos la Gaffeler.