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Château d’Eck, Pessac-Léognan 2014

Technical information

Region – Pessac Leognan, close to centre of Bordeaux

Soil – Deep sandy gravel.

Grape Varieties – 70% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Petit Verdot

Harvest & Vinification – Grapes harvested and sorted by hand. Fermentation lasts 3-4 weeks in thermo-regulated stainless steel vats.

Aging – 12-14 months in oak barrels (1/3 new).

Tasting notes

Dark and unctuous, floral notes with a hint of concentrated black fruits give way to brighter red berries on the palate. With elements of spice and liquorice, it is fleshy with bold tannins, which soften and mingle with vanilla and a touch of burnt wood. Floral, bold and elegant.

Other

Coup de Cœur & 2 stars Guide Hachette 2018

Silver medal, Concours Bordeaux Vins Aquitaine 2016

Silver medal, Les Citadelles du Vin 2016