Château Vignelaure Red 2016

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Château Vignelaure Red 2016

Blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (60%) and Syrah (40%) from old vines (around 45 years old). Château Vignelaure 2016 may be drunk now but will continue to develop and improve in the bottle for at least ten years. To show the wine its full potential it is a good idea to decant the wine before serving it.

Yield: For the vineyard as a whole : 36 Hl/Ha.
For the parcels selected for the production of Château Red, the average yield was 24 Hl/Ha.

Aging potential: between 15 and 20 years.

Food pairing: Wild game dishes, burgundy beef, duck breast, wild boar stew.

Vine age: about 45 years old.

Vineyard area: 55 hectares among which 15 hectares selected for the blend of  Château Vignelaure Red 2016.

Soil type: Limestone and clay mixed with gravel.