Vin Chateau La Branne 2016

Cru Bourgeois, a typical blend of Médoc wines with Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, and Merlot. This wine is aged in barrels for one year.
Its particularity: ideal for aging, has lots of fruit, vanilla notes and fine tannins.

Awards:

  • Gold medal Challenge international des vins 2018
  • Bronze medal Concours Général agricole Paris
    2018.
  • Note 91 Wine Enthusiast
  • Note 90-91 James suckling
  • Note 90 Neal Martin

Terroir: sandy gravelly, clavely calcareous, clapey gravelly
Area under vines: 29 ha
Density of plantation: 5000 and 7500/ ha
Average age of the vines: 30 years
Yields: 55 hl/ha
Vineyards grape varieties:
– cabernet sauvignon 41.5%
– merlot 55%
– petit verdot 3.5%.

Vintage blends 2016:
– cabernet sauvignon 55%
– merlot 43%
– petit verdot 2%

Certification HVE NIVEAU 3

Harvest: mecanic
Vinification : classical vinification wtith maceration after the
fermentation
Ageing: one year in oak barrels
Production: 130 000 bouteilles 0.75l

Bottling: 16th 17th of July 2018
N° lot: LA16
Bottle: 0.75 cl
Natural cork: 49/24.