Chateau Chatelier Bordeaux Blanc

Chateau Chatelier

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Snapshot
Vintage: 2016
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: France
Region: Bordeaux
Appellation: Bordeaux
Wine type: White
Varietals: White Blend
Varietal notes: 90% SEMILLON, 10% SAUVIGNON BLANC
Vineyard: Vineyards are located between Bordeaux and Libourne, on a plateau overlooking the Dordogne River
Orientation: South,/southeast
Soil: Sandy clay limestone with rocky subsoil. Good drainage
Viticulture: A good, sunny exposure and meticulous canopy management ensure that the vines grow and grapes ripen evenly.
Vinification: The grapes are destemmed and gently pressed at a low pressure. The juice is then cooled to allow the lees to fall and deposit. It is then fermented at 62-64 degrees Fahrenheit (17-18 C), an essential range for obtaining a fresh and fruity wine.
Aging: The wine is aged on its fine lees in tank until March, then bottled in late March/early April.
Production: 3500 cases produced annually
Notes: This semillon dominant blend is an excellent value in white bordeaux, brimming with citurs and floral notes and a lovely roundness on the palate.