Wine Chateau Chasse Spleen, Moulis-en-Medoc AOC Cru Bourgeois, 1995
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The wine is bright red.
The wine has a pleasant, mild flavor with hints of plum, black currant and cherry. Beautiful, silky tannins and a long fruity aftertaste.
The wine has a rich aroma with hints of blackberry and dark chocolate.
The wine goes well with meat dishes: grilled red meat or meat on the grill, roast, as well as dishes from the big game and cheeses.
Excellent wine Chateau Chasse Spleen is made from the finest, hand-picked grapes grown in the vineyard area of 80 hectares. Age of vines is 30 years. Vinification process is carried out in steel tanks. The wine aged for 12-14 months in oak barrels (40% of the barrels is updated annually). Pasting wine by using egg white.
Chasse-Spleen name means "banish melancholy," who really is dubbed the wine of Moulis-en-Médoc? Was it the English poet Lord Byron on his way to Spain? Or perhaps the Frenchman Charles Baudelaire on holiday with his friend Odilon Redon, one of the neighbors and illustrator Chateau "Cplin and ideal» (Spleen et Ideal)? Nevertheless, this fact speaks about the virtues of the region Moulis, if the wine was created somewhere else, maybe two of these people would drink a glass and continued their journey. So inspired and well-known names have received several vineyards. Fortunately, Mrs. Casting, which owned farm in those days, listened to one of these famous poets and named the estate Chateau Chasse Spleen. Later she inherited some of the best sites in the Grand Puzho, which, unfortunately, did not have time to assign a classification in 1855, but in 1932 with the introduction of a new classification of wine Chateau Chasse-Spleen awarded Class Grand Cru Exceptionnel.
Chateau Chasse Spleen is located in Bordeaux, Moulis-en-Medoc farm owns 80 hectares of vineyards, which grow varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon (73%), Merlot (20%) and Petit Verdot (7%). Today it produces great wine (Grand vin) - Chateau Chasse-Spleen, as well as two "second wine» - L'Ermitage de Chasse-Spleen and l'Oratoire de Chasse-Spleen.