Château Lamartine 2011 - Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux

This Château Lamartine 2011 is an amazing example of what you can find outside of the main appellations in Bordeaux. Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux is an AOC of the right bank, close to St-Emilion, where we like to find great easy-drinking Bordeaux. Made with a large majority of Merlot...

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This Château Lamartine 2011 is an amazing example of what you can find outside of the main appellations in Bordeaux. Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux is an AOC of the right bank, close to St-Emilion, where we like to find great easy-drinking Bordeaux. Made with a large majority of Merlot (like most St-Emilion) and without ageing in oak, Château Lamartine is a fresh and fruity wine. It has light and pleasant tannins on a very modern style. Great value here!

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Producer
Vintage
Appellation
Region
Type
Grapes
Château Lamartine
2011
Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux
Bordeaux
Dry Red Wine
85% Merlot
10% Cabernet Sauvignon
5% Cabernet Franc
 
Drink
Open
Serve
Food
from now to 2018
30 minutes before
16-18°C
Grilled red meat, beef hot pot, brie cheese
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Soil
Vineyard
Vines
Harvest
Alcohol
Ageing
Clay and limestone
17.5 hectares
25 years old
Mechanical
13%
18 months in concrete tanks
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Guide Hachette des Vins 2015 "The winemaker sticks to its principles, with a search for fruit above all and no excessive extraction. This 2011 has a warm fruity nose and palate (red fruit); it is soft, round and balanced with a nice intensity."

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Gold Medal at Concours des Vins de Bordeaux 2012

   

 

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