bonhoste-so-libre-2017

Château de Bonhoste, “SO2 Libre”, Bordeaux Rouge 2017

Technical information

Region – Bordeaux Entre-Deux-Mers

Grape Varieties – 100% Merlot.

Soil – Clay

Harvest & Vinification – Bio-yeast and grape seeds are used in place of sulphites. Alcoholic fermentation in temperature controlled stainless steel vats for 3 weeks with pumping over to extract maximum aromas. A maceration wine where the wine is left in contact with the flesh, the grapes and the pips

Aging – Stainless steel vat

Vegan – Yes

Tasting notes

A brilliant, clear ruby colour, with violet reflections. The nose is frank, with aromas of cassis, plum and black cherries. On the palate the wine has the freshness bright fruits, and a supple, round mouthfeel. A fruity, unctuous and delicious wine.

Food pairing

Aubergene à la provençale, pumpkin pie, beef tournedos, roasted quail, roast rack of lamb, grilled beef flank steak.