chateau-lesparre-2015

Grand Vin du Château Lesparre, Graves de Vayres 2015

Technical information

Region – Bordeaux Graves de Vayres

Soil – Sandy Graves and Boulbène

Grape Varieties – 75% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc.

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

Aging – 14-18 months in new oak barrels

Tasting notes

Beautiful rich red colour, smooth aromas of dark red cherries, and berries on the palate. There is a hint of spice, which gives way to subtle tannins. The fruit is bold but elegant and the body is big but balanced.

Food pairing

Rich red meats with sauce

Other

Organic wine.