|Article:||2015 Château Franc Pipeau Grand Cru AC Saint-Émilion Cheval Quancard|
|Growing area:||Bordeaux, Saint-Émilion|
|Category:||Re wine, dry|
|Classification:||Grand Cru AC|
|Grape variety:||75% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc|
|Description:||Very beautiful, intensively bright ruby red colour. This wine exudes a very intensive and complex bouquet which is marked by notes of fresh fruits and discreet wood tones. After a straight prelude the wine offers a balanced palate with tannins tied beautifully whith absence of any aggressiveness.|
|Drink recommendation:||Perfect with poultry, roast wildfowl, duck preserve or Brie, Edam or Emmental cheese.|
|Awards:||90 points - Wine Enthusiast, 2014|
Vinification: In temperature regulated high-grade steel tanks with a then 15-month maturing in oak barrels (half of the barrel stock annually is replaced).
The wine-growing estate: The vineyard dates back to 1680. The Bertrand family has upheld its passion for vines and wine for five generations. Jacques Bertrand and his children are now building on that know-how with a combination of modernity and tradition. Stringent selection plus desuckering, green harvesting and leaf thinning provide a proper control of yield and optimize quality. The grapes are hand picked before being sorted.
Terroirs: Clay and limestone, sand and gravel.
|Country of origin:||France|
|Address:||La Mouline 4, rue du Carbouney BP 36 - 33565 CARBON BLANC CEDEX France|