Wine Chateau Cantemerle Haut-Medoc AOC 5-me Grand Cru 1996
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Wine unusually nasyeschennogo purple.
The wine has a velvety taste enveloping, which, thanks to the soft and silky tannins and continues to unfold in the long aftertaste.
The aroma of wine is dominated by notes of plum, tobacco and spices.
The wine goes well with meat and mushroom dishes, big game, grilled meat and cheeses.
Wine Chateau Kantmerl Haut-Médoc AOC AOC 5th Grand Cru - the first wine of Chateau Kramel. Grapes are picked by hand for him. Thereafter, the berries were pressed and the resulting juice - fermentation (six days at a temperature of 26-28 C). During the next month the maceration, the wine and then left to stand in French barriques for a year. Before bottling filtering is not performed.
Wine Chateau Kantmerl 1996 thanks to excellent yields with all the precision of the local terroir messaging features, as well as mellow and bright taste of Sauvignon Blanc.
Chateau Kantrmel - this is a appellasone O-Medoc, Bordeaux. A wine that is produced here, the latest hit in the top 5's Grand Cru in the official classification of Bordeaux wines in 1885. Historically, this wine did not appear in the classification list presented at the International Exhibition in Paris in 1885, although it was included in all the lists published after 1856. In memory of this incident in some editions lists still put an asterisk in front of Chateau Kantmerl. By itself, the estate has a long history - the first mention of it belongs to the 12th century, and the practice of winemaking came here in the 14th century. In the 19th century. vineyards were seriously affected by the invasion of phylloxera and downy mildew - wine production decreased by 50% percent. At the end of the XX century the estate was sold to the French insurance group Les Mutuelles d'Assurance du Bâtiment et des Travaux Public, which is very successfully invested in the local vineyards and equipment.