Wine Chateau La Gaffeliere AOC (Saint Emilion), 1996
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Wine dark purplish color.
The wine has a persistent taste with generous soft structure, good length and elegant finish. Strong character.
The wine has a fresh, persistent aroma.
The wine goes well with meat dishes and 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). Three centuries later the chateau is still owned by the family of the Male-Roquefort. Chateau vineyard area of 22 hectares, of which 66% 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.