Margaux ‘Cuvée Chappaz’

Cuvée Chappaz is a wine of Château Le Coteau is a small estate that neighbours Rauzan Ségla, Giscours and Issan.

No herbicides or insecticides are used. Four Bordeaux grape varietals are planted and the winery’s 13 stainless steel tanks allow the different plots and varietals to be vinified separately. Ageing is in French oak barrels, one third of new wood, for 12-16 months.

Grape Varieties:
Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot
Alcohol/VOL:
13.0%
Vintage:
2011
Tasting Notes:

Tis wine offers aromas of dark cherries, roasted plum, spices, tobacco and a touch of herbs. Medium to full-bodied with a lush, velvety texture nicely balanced throughout.

About the Producer

Château le Coteau

Château Le Coteau is a small estate in Margaux that neighbours Rauzan Ségla, Giscours and Issan.

Its 12ha is planted with 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot. No herbicides or insecticides are used. The soil, composed of pebbles and gravel, is very poor and retains a lot of heat – perfectly suited to cultivation of vines. The high temperature is mediated by the climatic influence of the nearby Garonne river.

 

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