2020-02-28

Les Sources du Château de la Rivière

Category
Red 
Grapes
65 % Merlot, 20 % Cabernet-sauvignon, 15 % Cabernet franc 
Appellation
Fronsac (AOC) 
Country
France 
Region
Bordeaux 
Size
750 ml 
Degree of alcohol
13,5 % 
Serving temperature
15-17 °C 
Available in these provinces
Québec 
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  • Terroir
    The vineyard of Château de la Rivière extends over 60 hectares of vines planted on a clay-limestone soil. The estate boasts 8 hectares of limestone quarries, ideal for barrel rearing and bottle preservation.
  • Vinification and maturation
    The winemaking is done in concrete, stainless steel and wood vats. The alcoholic fermentation and maceration take place for four weeks with temperature control. Malolactic fermentation is carried out in new barrels. The breeding continues for 15 months in barrels. 40% of the wine is matured in new barrels with aging on the lees for 6 months, while 60% of the wine is aged in barrels that are 1 to 2 years old.
  • Features
    Dark red, the dress is intense. The nose is fruity and accompanied by a beautiful woody. The palate is dense with a round, fruity and velvety attack. The middle of the mouth is very well balanced and the finish is long and harmonious.
  • Food Pairings
    Ideal with an entrecôte, a duck or cheeses.
  • Terroir
    The vineyard of Château de la Rivière extends over 60 hectares of vines planted on a clay-limestone soil. The estate boasts 8 hectares of limestone quarries, ideal for barrel rearing and bottle preservation.
  • Vinification and maturation
    The winemaking is done in concrete, stainless steel and wood vats. The alcoholic fermentation and maceration take place for four weeks with temperature control. Malolactic fermentation is carried out in new barrels. The breeding continues for 15 months in barrels. 40% of the wine is matured in new barrels with aging on the lees for 6 months, while 60% of the wine is aged in barrels that are 1 to 2 years old.
  • Features
    Dark red, the dress is intense. The nose is fruity and accompanied by a beautiful woody. The palate is dense with a round, fruity and velvety attack. The middle of the mouth is very well balanced and the finish is long and harmonious.
  • Food Pairings
    Ideal with an entrecôte, a duck or cheeses.