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Chateau Clos de Bouard 2019

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The finesse of a great red wine from Montagne Saint-Emilion

The estate
Coralie de Boüard and her husband Loïc Maillet acquired in 2016 Chateau Clos de Bouard, located in the Montagne Saint-Emilion satellite appellation.

The vineyard
The 30-hectare the vineyard of Chateau Clos de Bouard is planted on clay-limestone slopes with southern exposure in Montagne Saint-Émilion.

The winemaking
Manual harvest from September 25 to 9. Mistral sorting table, and optical sorting machine. Pre-fermentation maceration from 8 to 10 ° C. Alcoholic fermentation. Maceration for 3 to 5 weeks. Malolactic fermentation in barrels. Full vinification by plot, manual punching down.

The aging
18 to 24 months, 60% new oak barrels.

The blend
Merlot (85%), cabernet franc (10%), cabernet sauvignon (5%).

The tasting
The Le Clos de Bouard 2019 has a dense garnet red color. The bouquet is fine and subtle. Pleasant fruity notes with nuances of blackberries and blueberries mingle with a touch of licorice. On the palate, the attack is delicious and creamy, evolving a fullness on the mid-palate with a juicy structure and very fine tannins.

Parker : 87-89 / 100
J. Suckling : 90-91 / 100
BordeauxMontagne-Saint-Emilion
Grape varieties
Merlot/Cabernet Franc

Dessert wine
No

J. Suckling
90-91

Vinous - A. Galloni
89-91

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Libournais

Region
Bordeaux

Appellation
Montagne-Saint-Emilion

Color
Red

Producer
Chateau Clos de Bouard

Parker
87-89

Allergens
Contains sulfites

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