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Château Tour d'Auron, Bordeaux supérieur, Red, 2017

Château Tour d'Auron, Bordeaux supérieur, Red, 2017

This wine is pleasant to drink, supple, fruity and elegant. Made exclusively from Merlot, this wine is gourmet and will seduce amateurs as well as newcomers.

The wine

Enjoying a perfect exposure, the hectares of Merlot are cultivated on a soil of high quality rich in minerals that gives this wine a very assertive fruity and a beautiful balance.

Terroir

Château Tour d'Auron is a small property located just outside the Fronsac appellation, just 5 km from Pomerol. The estate was acquired in 1989 by the Milhade family. This cuvée is made from fifteen hectares of Merlot cultivated on a silico-clay soil on a carpet of iron dirt.

Vinification

The bunches are scratched 100%. Traditional vinification in thermoregulated stainless steel vats, fermentation in stainless steel vats and cement, maceration lasting 3 weeks.

Ageing

This wine is aged for 12 months in stainless steel and cement vats.

Serving

Serve at room temperature.

Visual appearance

A beautiful dark garnet color.

At the nose

On the nose, notes of liquorice, cachou and leather.

On the palate

On the palate, round, elegant and supple aromas due to Merlot black harvested at high maturity.

Food and wine pairings

A glass of Château Tour d'Auron is perfect with grilled or roasted red meats, game or soft cheeses.

Grapes

Merlot : 100 %