Château Pouget 4ème Cru Classé, Margaux, Bordeaux , France, 2009
The soils here are mostly gravel, with some sand. Vineyards extend over 10 hectares and the average vine age is 42 years.
Manual harvesting with a sorting table to ensure only the best bunches make it into the wine. 18 months in barrel, with 90% being new oak.
% wine oaked: 100
% new oak: 85
Rich with excellent balance, this is a remarkable wine with elegant and complex aromas. Full bodied on the palate, but still clean, sharp and fresh with an intense and lengthy finish of rip and noble tannins.
Duck, red meat and cheese.
Cabernet Sauvignon 64%
Cabernet Franc 5%
6 x 75cl