Chateau Tour Chaigneau

Château Tour Chaigneau is the second wine of the largest property "Château Canon Chaigneau". The domain is located in the commune of Néac, 50 kilometres East of Bordeaux, on the right bank of the Dordogne River. From the 15th century, monks have cultivated this property. Nowadays the domain is the property of the Marin-Audra family. The estate enjoys an advantageous location; 21 hectares in the commune of Néac, neighboring of Pomerol and less than 5 km from Saint-Emilion.

Lalande-de-Pomerol

VINEYARD

Soil: Sandy-clay on ferruginous sandstone subsoil

Surface: 21 hectares

Location: Sigle-block vineyard located in the plateau of Néac.

Average age of the vineyard: 30 years

Grape varieties: 70% Merlot / 20% Cabernet Franc / 10% Cabernet Sauvignon

 

VINIFICATION

Sustainable agriculture. Mechanical harvesting.

Classical vinification in concrete and stainless steel vats with temperature control. Vatting fot 21 to 25 days with daily pumping over (4 to 8 times a day). Ageing for 12 to 14 months.

 

WINE TASTING

Frank and deep bordeaux-red colour. The bouquet reveals ripe red fruits aromas with vanilla hints. The attack is frank and fleshy with a full-bodied structure, pleasantly oaky.

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Price: Fl $168.00, 3cs $160.00, 5cs $144.00