Wine Chateau Lalande-Borie, Saint-Julien AOC, 2015
Merlot: 55%, Cabernet Sauvignon: 45%
Vintages and volumes
Wine bright ruby-red color.
A full-bodied wine has a powerful, well-structured flavor with sweet, ripe tannins and refreshing acidity. The finish is long, with notes of berry.
Beautiful aroma of the wine reveals hints of cherry, blackberry, blackcurrant and liquorice, and extended an open tones of coffee, chocolate and vanilla.
The wine goes well with grilled meats, especially lamb meat, as well as with truffles, beef stroganoff, roast beef, Parma ham and mature cheeses.
Chateau Lalande-Borie, 2010 - is a powerful, full-bodied wine, made in classic style, aged in oak and outstanding performance, elegance and harmony inherent in the wines of Saint-Julien. Vintage 2010 is recognized as exceptional and has the potential to store in 15-20 years. Harvested by hand in the vineyards farms 25 hectares (Château occupies a total of 30 hectares of land). The soils are gravelly, with limestone subsoil. Grown Cabernet Sauvignon (65%), Merlot (25%) and Cabernet Franc (10%). The average age of the vines is 36 years, planting density - 8,500 vines per hectare vineyard is managed by traditional methods. Sorting is done in the collection directly on the vines using the tables. This is done in order to prevent contact between unhealthy and healthy grapes during transport to the winery. Fermentation is carried out at moderate temperatures (from 26 to 28 ° C.) To optimize the fruity flavor of wine. Gentle pumping avoids extract too much tannin and gives the opportunity to get a nice richness. Malolactic fermentation takes place in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats. The wine is aged in 225-liter French oak barrels, 20-30% of which - new. Bottling is done with the utmost care for both oenological control, and general homogenization.
Château Lalande-Borie - winery located in Saint-Julien, in the heart of the province O`Medok. It is relatively young, as it was created only in 1970 by Jean-Eugène Borie - owner of the famous Chateau-Ducret Bokayyu . Young wines Chateau originally worn easy character, but today they show one of the main qualities of Bordeaux wines - the ability to develop for a long time. By Château Lalande Borie is certainly worth a look for those looking for a good wine from Bordeaux at an affordable price.