Elaboration of Château la Borderie Blanc 1995
Château la Borderie Blanc 1995
- View: intense golden color.
- Nose: dominant scent of sweet honey.
- Mouth: balanced sweet wine and soft desserts; very fruity aromas.
VINEYARD: Château la Borderie, the Vidal family owns. The entire estate reaches an area of 70 hectares, located in Monbazillac, which is 100 kilometers east of Bordeaux, in the heart of southwestern France. The farm is part of the wine 'Bergerac-Duras' located on both sides of the Dordogne River, to extend the department of Lot-et-Garonne, in the southeast of the country. The vineyards have a north facing, on the southern slope of the valley, on a steep slope.
UVA: Semillon (55%), Sauvignon (25%), Muscadelle (20%)
AGEING: Fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks, then is refined in new oak barrels for 18 months.
PREPARATION: The soil is clayey-calcareous. Climate, proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, is characterized by mild temperatures and constant precipitations with large and heavy. In the fall, due to the combination of soil and climate, (morning fog and afternoon sun), the noble mold called Botrytis cinerea appears. The noble mold assists natural sugar concentration and is required for processing all liqueur wines high quality. The harvest is done manually.
WINE PAIRING: appetizers, cheeses and desserts. Recommended with foie gras.
RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 6-8 °C
Reviews of Château la Borderie Blanc 1995
It had a deep colour at first sight. This sweet is lasting, it has a long aftertaste.
As I had it between meals I could not pair it.
I drank with my best friend.
A classic one.