Lousteau
Tasting Notes:
Cabernet Franc gives this blend a very interesting flavor note. This wine is deep clays Lousteauneuf.


Vineyards:
Médoc vineyards take up only a small share of this peninsula. They benefit from an absolutely single terroir. Bordered by two wide water masses; the river and the ocean, the area has an outstanding microclimate conducive to the ideal ripening of vine grapes. Most soils are gravelly layer of hardpan with a limestone or clay foundation.


Vinification process:


Main aromas and flavors:
Red ripe berries


Grape:
60% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon


Aging process:
12 months aging is partially done in new barrels (for the 30%) while the rest stays in stainless steel tanks to enhance the fruity flavors.


Alcohol Contents:
13% vol.


History Awards:



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