Chateau du Seuil Graves Rouge 2015

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The Château du Seuil Graves red wine is made from a blend of 50%Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc. The different varieties are fermented individually in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures, then pressed and passed into barrels to undertake malolactic fermentation. The resulting wines are fruity, well balanced with integrated oak flavours and firm round tannins. Additionally, in recent years the wine has developed the peppery characteristics of a classic Graves red. The finished wine is aged in oak for up to 18 month prior to bottling. It is pleasing on the palate, fresh and have a complex aftertaste. Delicious to drink now but can be stored for up to 10 years.
Description

The Château du Seuil Graves red wine is made from a blend of 50%Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc. The different varieties are fermented individually in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures, then pressed and passed into barrels to undertake malolactic fermentation. The resulting wines are fruity, well balanced with integrated oak flavours and firm round tannins. Additionally, in recent years the wine has developed the peppery characteristics of a classic Graves red. The finished wine is aged in oak for up to 18 month prior to bottling. It is pleasing on the palate, fresh and have a complex aftertaste. Delicious to drink now but can be stored for up to 10 years.

 

Château du Seuil

 

Château du Seuil, located 35km south east of Bordeaux, is one of the most elegant country houses on the left bank of the Garonne river. This 19th century estate overlooks the river and is in the heart of the Graves vineyards, as well as the Cérons appellation.

Château du Seuil was acquired by an entrepreneurial Welsh couple, Bob and Sue Watts in 1988. They renovated the Château, built a modern winery re-established many of the old vineyards. From this point on the wines became known for their very high quality and finesse. Today, Chateau du Seuil is co-owned and managed by Sean and Nicola Allison, following the traditions established by Nicola's parents Bob and Sue.

Sean and Nicola are involved in every aspect of making their wines from the vineyards through to the final bottle. The excellent quality is proof of their determination, as they are personally in charge of all aspects of the winemaking process. Over the two generations a major effort has been made to improve the vineyards, additionally the best in traditional winemaking methods has been integrated with modern winemaking technologies to develop a distinctive style which takes the best elements of 'old' and 'new' world viticulture and winemaking.

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Name Chateau du Seuil Graves Rouge 2015
Description

The Château du Seuil Graves red wine is made from a blend of 50%Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc. The different varieties are fermented individually in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures, then pressed and passed into barrels to undertake malolactic fermentation. The resulting wines are fruity, well balanced with integrated oak flavours and firm round tannins. Additionally, in recent years the wine has developed the peppery characteristics of a classic Graves red. The finished wine is aged in oak for up to 18 month prior to bottling. It is pleasing on the palate, fresh and have a complex aftertaste. Delicious to drink now but can be stored for up to 10 years.

 

Château du Seuil

 

Château du Seuil, located 35km south east of Bordeaux, is one of the most elegant country houses on the left bank of the Garonne river. This 19th century estate overlooks the river and is in the heart of the Graves vineyards, as well as the Cérons appellation.

Château du Seuil was acquired by an entrepreneurial Welsh couple, Bob and Sue Watts in 1988. They renovated the Château, built a modern winery re-established many of the old vineyards. From this point on the wines became known for their very high quality and finesse. Today, Chateau du Seuil is co-owned and managed by Sean and Nicola Allison, following the traditions established by Nicola's parents Bob and Sue.

Sean and Nicola are involved in every aspect of making their wines from the vineyards through to the final bottle. The excellent quality is proof of their determination, as they are personally in charge of all aspects of the winemaking process. Over the two generations a major effort has been made to improve the vineyards, additionally the best in traditional winemaking methods has been integrated with modern winemaking technologies to develop a distinctive style which takes the best elements of 'old' and 'new' world viticulture and winemaking.

Country of Production
Price £16.99
Colour Red
Type Still table wine
Profile Fruity
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Graves
Grapes Cabernet Sauvignon
ABV NV
Closure natural cork
Vintage NV
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Bottle size Bottle 75cl
Drink from - until Drink from now and for the next 5-6 years
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Producer Chateau du Seuil
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