CHATEAU DE RASPIDE GRAVES RED
Château de Respide is a Graves estate located in the commune of Langon and is most renowned for the quality of its reds although its white wine is equally distinguished.
The handsome château is set in a beautiful wooded park and was once home to one of Louis X1V’s ministers. The red wine is a blend of 65% Merlot and 35% Cabernet Sauvignon and is consistently smooth and elegant displaying succulent ripe black fruit with sufficient tannins and structure to enable it to develop in bottle for up to 5 years.
GRAPE VARIETY : 65% Cabernet Sauvignon 35% Merlot
LOCATION AND SOIL : Graves – Clay sandy and gravel
WINEMAKING : Traditional medocain vinification in a thermoregulated stainless steel tanks
AGEING IN BARREL : 12 in French oak barrel
AGEING POTENTIAL IN BOTTLE : 5 years
COLOR : Deep garnet
NOSE : Cedar, chocolate, blueberry and plums
MOUTH : Smooth and elegant displaying succulent ripe black fruit flavors
SERVICE : Between 16ºC and 18ºC
FOOD PARING : Roast and grilled meats