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Product code: 3543

Clos Vieux Taillefer, Pomerol, Bordeaux, France, 2011

Clos Vieux Taillefer, Pomerol, Bordeaux, France, 2011

Producer Profile

Viticulture

Grown in a sandy soil with iron scum subsoil, the average age of the vines is 40 years. The grapes are harvested by hand with initial sorting in the vineyard.

Winemaking

Vinified in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks able to handle 60 hl.

Oak Treatment

Time: 14 months
Type: New French oak
% wine oaked: 100
% new oak: 60

Tasting Note

This exquisite Pomerol was rightly voted “Best Merlot in the World” at the International Wine and Spirit competition in 2009 and the 2010 seems to be equally as good. Beneath its deep, ruby-red robe there is a supple and full-bodied wine with notes of caramelised cherry mixed with mild spices and cinnamon. Notes of vanilla and cigar box, with a wonderful length.

Food Matching

Goes very well with grilled red meats or red meat in sauce.

Technical Details
Varieties:
Merlot 100%
ABV:
13%

Closure:
Natural cork

Colour:
Red

Style:
Still wine

Case Size:
12 x 75cl