Château Cantemerle 201175cl
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|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
|Vintage:||2011 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Haut-Médoc (Bordeaux, France)|
|Volume:||75cl Other volumes|
|Grapes:||Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot|
|Ending Year For Optimal Consumption:||2030|
Description of Château Cantemerle 2011
Château Cantemerle 2011 (Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot)
TASTING of Château Cantemerle 2011:
- View: dark red
- Nose: crushed red fruit, spices, light oak
- Palate: powerful tannins, complex, delicate and supple
VINEYARD: Château Cantemerle
GRAPES: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot
AGING: 12 months in French oak barrels, 50% new.
PAIRING: Red meat, poultry, game and cheese
How to serve
In the Middle Ages, the château of Cantemerle, seat of the jurisdiction of the same name, bordered the Garonne River and made up part of the line of fortifications that defended the banks of the Médoc region, just over half a mile from the present château.More about the Winery
Reviews of Château Cantemerle 2011
Other notation: Bettane & Desseauve: 15-15.5 / 20 Drink or keep: 2016-2020
SUPPORT: Beef tartare
The terroir of Château Cantemerle is typical wine appellation Haut Médoc. The area covers the fine gravel of the Gironde estuary. These poor draining soils and have the characteristic of reflecting the sun in the day and return the heat accumulated overnight. This results in concentrated grape that give wines with complex aromas and typical. The vines of Chateau Cantemerle is the 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 6% Cabernet Franc and 4% Petit Verdot. After harvesting, the grapes are sorted by hand and each plot is fermented separately in wooden vats oak. The grapes are then carefully selected to be assembled in a classified growth premium. The castle Cantemerle 2012 was seen as a rating of 89-91 / 100 by Robert Parker and 16 to 16.5 / 20 Bettane and Desseauve.
Drink young or keep
Red, dense color, Cantemerle castle is a wine of character. The work of continuous improvement made by the owners of the domain nevertheless make this wine has evolved towards more flexibility and softness. The Cantemerle castle can be served young, ages 3, provided care for the air. Young, this fine and delicate wine develops aromas of red fruits like cherry and blackberry. Cantemerle The castle is also a wine par excellence. It fully develop its complex aromas and power after a decade.
With silky tannins and a long finish, the Château Cantemerle 2012 is consistent with many dishes, meats, cheeses or desserts. It goes particularly well with white meat and gibier.Boire or keep: 2015 - 2022
SUPPORT: Beef tartare