Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Variety: Red Wine
Chateau Reynon Cotes De Bordeaux 2011
Reynon is the home property of Denis and Florence Dubourdieu and is situated on a perfect south-facing slope at Beguey in the Entre-Deux-Mers. Denis is a noted professor of oenology at Bordeaux University specialising in white wines, and now advises many prestigious estates, like Yquem and Batailley in Bordeaux and Jaboulet and Grillet in the Rhône. They treat their vines with as much care as they would a Sauternes vineyard picking by hand at perfect ripeness.Harvest is undergoes 20 to 25 days maceration at moderate temperature (25°C to 30°C).
Ageing is performed in oak barrels a third of which is new, for 12 months
Soil: Deep gravelly soil layers on clayey subsoil top a perfectly well drained hill.
Harvest : Manually, Reasoned Agriculture
Dress : Deep ColourAromas: Black Currant and Smoky nuances
Tasting : Vevlty, elegant and powerful.
From the Wine Maker of Cheval Blanc and d’Yquem
• Le Point : 15 / 20• Wine Spectator : 90/100