Château du Tertre

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Château du Tertre

This chateau is situated on the highest ground in the Margaux appellation in Arsac, hence the reason for its name ‘tertre’ a word which means a knoll, a piece of high ground. It is also the only classified growth of Arsac. The vineyard is unusual because it is one contiguous parcel of land
Second label: None.
Area under vines: 45ha.
Av. prod.: 12,000 cases.
Distr. of vines.: In one block.
Soil: Fine gravel & sand, chalky subsoil.
Grape varieties:
85% Cabernet Sauvignon
5% Cabernet Franc
10% Merlot.
Pruning: Guyot Double Medocaine.
Rootstock: Riparia Gloire,101-14.
Vines per ha.: 5,600.
Av. age of vines: 30 years.
Av. yield per ha.: 30hl.
Harvesting: Hand Picked.
Added yeasts: If necessary.
Length of maceration: 21-24 days,
Temp. of ferm.: 28-30C.
Control of fermentation: Running water on the exterior of the tank.
Type of vat: Lined steel.
Vin de presse.: Up to 10% included according to vintage.

 

ge of casks: 30%-50% new each vintage.
Time in cask: 24 months.
Fining: Fresh egg whites.
Filtration: Light, sur plaque, at bottling.
Type of bottle: Borderlaise.
Bottled at the chateau: 100%.
STORAGE: 6-15 Years.
SERVICE TEMPERATURE: 17 C
FOOD/CONSUMPTION: Basic meat and potato dishes: filet mignon, lamb filets, steaks that are sauteed or grilled.
¥8,640
(¥9,504 Including tax)

Country: France

Area: Bordeaux / Margaux

Varietal: Petit Verdot, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc

Size: 750ml

Medium color, forward berry nose with blackcurrant and spice nuances accompanied by floral accents.  Medium-bodied, well balanced and reveals a solid core of fruit.  Light and elegant which is round and fruity and very approachable when young.
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¥9,680
(¥10,648 Including tax)

Country: France

Area: Bordeaux / Margaux

Varietal: Petit Verdot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot

Style: Dry

Grade: Fifth-Growth

Producer: Chateau du Tertre

Size: 750ml

Hints of oak and fruit on the nose with liquorice undertones. Medium body, it has good weight and focused fruit on the palate supported by firm velvety tannins. Well balanced with a rounded acidity and a firm finish.
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