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Chateau Bourdieu Cotes de Bordeaux Blaye
Chateau Bourdieu Blaye
France - Bordeaux - Cotes de Bordeaux - Blaye AOC

Chateau Bourdieu Blaye Cotes de Bordeaux offers a beautiful red ruby color deep and intense. It exhales red fruits and blackcurrant aromas, completed by notes of redcurrant. The mouthfeel is round and juicy, with a smooth, well integrated tannins that offers a nice structure and a long finish. 

Specifications
Appellation
Cotes de Bordeaux - Blaye AOC
Wine Type
Red
Varietal(s)
87% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon and 3% Cabernet Franc
Age of vines
25 years average
Soil type
Gravel and loam soils
Vinification
Double Guyot pruning, debudding as well as green harvest to control the yields.
Deleafing for a good aeration of the fruits, reducing humidity and keeping an eye on the ripening progress.
Harvest at optimal maturity with systematic sorting of the grapes, during harvest and upon arrival at the cellar.
Maceration for 3 to 4 weeks, depending of the vintage. Extraction of the color and tannins with (pigeage) punching downs and (remontage) pumping over. Everything is done at 26-28°C in temperature controlled vats in order to manage extraction.
Ageing in thermo-regulated stainless steel tanks.
Wine is racked before bottling.
Production
29,166 (9-liter cases)
Pairings

Perfect with a magret de canard (duck breast) or a filet of beef. 

Reviews and News

2019 Chateau Bourdieu Cotes de Bordeaux Blaye - Platinum Medal - 97 PTS - Decanter

2019 Chateau Bourdieu Cotes de Bordeaux Blaye - Platinum Medal - 97 PTS - Decanter

decanter platinum 2020 logo"Flamboyant and deep, with ample, lush and fresh forest fruits, bramble and cassis, with cascading sweet spice swifty following. A super, brooding wine which will shine brighter with time"

Decanter, (November 2020), Platinum Medal - 97 points

 

 

Producer Information: Chateau Bourdieu Blaye

Chateau Bourdieu is owned by Mr. Luc Schweitzer, who purchased the property in 1993. He used to pass the estate on his way to school as a young boy, and ...
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