Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons Chateau Clarke

Château Clarke

2016
Appellation: Listrac Médoc Bordeaux, France
750ml
R400.00
An Overview

A blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Dominated by fresh fruits with subtle hints of vanilla and cloves. Softly textured and well-balanced.

Tasting Notes

The extremely complex nose presents subtly roasted notes with sappy cedar aromas mingled with notes of black currant and cherry. On the palate, the bold, precise attack quickly unveils delicate, velvety tannins.

In the Cellar

Cold soaking and fermentation in oak and stainless steel vats. Automatic temperature control.

harvesting

Hand-picking and sorting in the vineyard and again in the cellar prior to destemming (35) pickers. Merlot from 09/29 to 10/15, Cabernet Sauvignon from 10/13 to 10/18

In the Vineyard

Cultivar: Merlot 70%
Cabernet Sauvignon 30%
Appellation: Listrac Médoc Bordeaux, France
Aging Duration: 16 months
Irrigation: Drip irrigation

Maturation

Average age of vines is 30 years.

Analysis

Alcohol: 14% vol
Total Acidity: 6.7 g/l
pH: 3.29
Residual Sugar: 2.0 g/l

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