Wine "Chateau Trebiac", Graves AOC
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The wine is a beautiful, intense garnet color.
The wine has a well balanced taste with perfectly integrated, ripe and round tannins. Long aftertaste filled with hints of berry jam and silicon.
Bright aroma of wine is made of notes of red and black fruit (red and black currants, dark cherry), intertwined with smoky and mineral undertones.
Wine is recommended to combine with grilled red meats and mature cheeses.
Dry red wine "Chateau Trebiac", made in 2008 of the two grape varieties grown in appellasone Graves, 35 kilometers south of Bordeaux. In the vineyard is used exclusively hand-made, gentle to the nature of work. The land is plowed plowing, pruning vines produced by the method of "Medoc". Thinning out the leaves, cleaning of weeds and root shoots, ovaries and excess bunches manually. Soils Graves terroir, whose name translates from French as "stony sands", rich in gravel, loam and sandstone. The abundance of mineral components gives the wine the corresponding character. Assembled by hand harvest of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot is released from the ridges and sent to fermentation in steel or cement tanks. The temperature is maintained at 28-30 ° C. The maceration lasts 18 days. Matured wine in French oak barrels for 3 months, another 9 months wine matured in steel tanks. The final blend is clarified using egg whites.
Chateau Trebyak - a vineyard and winery, which produces wine "Chateau Trebiac" is in the neighborhood - the Chateau Krabitey (Chateau Crabitey). This ancient manor was built in the XVII century on the site of deciduous forest. In 1872, the owner of the estate - M. Faye, a lawyer from Bordeaux, transferred its ownership of the Franciscan nuns of the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Seyonskoy. The Chateau Krabitey opened an orphanage. Beginning in 1882 and throughout the life of the orphanage, the nuns taught their pupils wine fishing. However, in those days, vineyards cover less than half the estate. In 1982, the orphanage was closed, things were not going well with vineyards and sister appealed to Ralph de Butler (manager winemaking of Irish descent), appointing him managing Chateau Krabitey. De Butler has done a tremendous job. For about 10 years he restored and expanded the vineyards, purchased new equipment. In fact, he managed to transform the entire process of wine-making estate.
In 1999, Ralph as Managing succeeded by his son - Arnaud de Butler. However, even after retirement, Ralph de Butler went on to work actively to improve the estate entrusted to him. In 2002, Arnaud de Butler built a new winery, and in 2009 bought Chateau Krabitey nuns. In the history of the estate began a new era ... Vina de Butler family are considered the best in the gravel. Arnaud de Butler is making every effort to its products meet this high calling.