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2018 Chateau Bentejac Bordeaux

2018 Chateau Bentejac Bordeaux

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After a cold and rainy winter, the warm, damp summer ensured good fruit set but
also rapid development of downy mildew. Thankfully, the subsequent summer was
hot and dry, reducing the threat of parasites and allowing the grapes to ripen well.
During the harvest, the thick skins of the red grapes gave ripe and fleshy tannins.
The balance between sugar and acidity is remarkable and gives a rich and
beautiful vintage.

Harvesting : mechanical, with sorting
Vinified in small concrete vats with a
maximum volume of 250 hl.
Long vatting period of 2-3 weeks and
manual pumping over.

Colour: bright with hints of garnet red.
Nose: intense and delicat, with notes of red fruit dominated by juicy cherry.
Palate: well-balanced, full and generous with silky tannins.
Finish: fresh and fruity.

Surface: 17 hectares
Clay-limestone soil
90 % Merlot
10 % Cabernet Sauvignon

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