Chateau Tour St Bonnet

Region
France - Bordeaux
Owner
Lucien Lurton
Established
1903

Château Tour St. Bonnet is a renowned cru bourgeois estate situated in the commune of St-Christoly at the far north of the Médoc. It's 40-hectare vineyard is superbly situated on the edge of the commune on a gravel ridge adjacent to the Gironde.

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Ch Tour St Bonnet, , Chateau Tour St Bonnet

Ch Tour St Bonnet

Origin: Bordeaux, France

Chateau Tour St Bonnet is a well renowned Cru Bourgeois estate in the Medoc appellation of Bordeaux. The 40 hectares under vine is planted with 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot and 5% Malbec which have an average age of 35 years.

Vinification

Jacques Merlet who runs the estate prefers to age the wines for 18 months in large oak foudres rather than in the new wood barrels that give the accompanying vanilla flavours.

Grape Variety
Merlot 45%, Cabernet Sauvignon 45%, Petit Verdot 10%
Alcohol by Volume
12.5% ABV
Wine Style
Red Wines
Closure
Cork

Winemaker's Notes

The 2010 exhibits classic cedar wood, tobacco leaf, creme de cassis, liquorice and some balsam wood notes in a strong, medium to full-bodied, layered style with good opulence, purity and overall harmony.

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