La réserve de Famille
A true benchmark of the Sainte-Foy Côtes de Bordeaux appellation, La Réserve de Famille has made the property famous.
A top-of-the-range wine, sensual smoothness and great suppleness in the mouth. Notes of blackberries, truffles and round, velvety tannins offer pleasure and finesse. An essential great Bordeaux wine.
Appellation: Sainte-Foy Côtes de Bordeaux
Vineyard: 33 ha including 17 ha intended for the Family Reserve
Grape variety: 100% Merlot
Soils: gravel iron clay limestone and clay limestone
Environmental procedures: reasoned soil tillage, organic fertilizers, gradual elimination of weedkillers, HVE3 certification in progress
Aging: 18 months in new barrels from Radoux Blend
Color: purplish red
Nose: blackberry, prune, truffle
Palate: balanced and structured, smooth and tasty, black fruit dominates
Serve: open 1 to 2 hours before, between 16 and 18 degrees Celsius
Keep: to drink or to keep (excellent)
Food / wine pairing: red meats (prime rib), game, duck, wild mushrooms and dishes in sauce