L'Hêtre (BIO)

Castillon, Côtes de Bordeaux
€25.00 €20.66
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This wine is only allocated for sales in Belgium

L’Hêtre 2017 is a blend of 95% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc and was aged for 15 months in one third new oak barrels, two thirds one vintage old barrels. The wine comes from the parcels situated on the limestone plateau of the domain, from 20-year-old vines which are farmed organically and certified by Ecocert. It has a dark purple colour; is bright and energetic on the nose with attractive berry fruit aromas; on the attack the wine has good rich texture with quite firm tannins and a taut, long, spicy finish. Maximum allocation of 24 bottles per client.
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SKU: 2017177-00750
Vintage: 2017
Volume: 0,75 L
Country: France
Region: Bordeaux
Appellation: Castillon, Côtes de Bordeaux
Château: L'Hêtre
Producer: Jacques Thienpont
Alcohol: 14.5%
Drink From: 2020
Drink Till: 2028
Website: www.lhetre.wine
The story

Jacques Thienpont was working with his uncle Gérard in the family business in Belgium when he heard about a tiny parcel of vineyard next to Vieux Château Certan. His uncle Léon knew how good the terroir was and tried to persuade the family to buy the vineyard and add it to Certan. They ...

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