Chateau Chatelier Bordeaux Superieur Rouge
APPELLATION: Bordeaux Superieur
WINE TYPE: Red
VARIETAL NOTES: 100% Merlot
VINEYARD: Vineyards perched on the steep slopes overlooking the Dordogne river towards Saint-Emilion.
ORIENTATION: South, Southeast-facing
SOIL: Clay-limestone with a rocky subsoil.
VITICULTURE: Cover crops and some lite plowing are employed. Grapes are harvested by hand.
VINIFICATION: Fermented in small stainless steel vats at very cool temperatures. Daily lees stirring to add volume and texture to the wine.
AGING: Aged in stainless steel in a cool cellar for 12 months.