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Les Sources de Château de la rivière

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PresentationThe wine yard covers 85 hectares among which 60 hectares of vineyards. It overlooks the valley of the Dordogne allowing a very favorable natural climatic regulation. The soil consists of a subtle blend of clay, limestone and sand. The castle shelters careers of limestone on a surface of 8 hectares, ideal for the ageing of the wine in barrel and the conservation of bottles.


Appellation : AOC Fronsac
 
Grape varieties65 % Merlot, 20 % Cabernet Sauvignon, 15 % Cabernet Franc
 
Winemaking In stainless vats. Cold stabilisation at 6 to 7°C lasting 3 days. Alcoholic fermentation for 4 weeks with temperature control.

Tasting notes This wine of a steady and brilliant purple color offers a very meaning nose of stewed fruits (blackcurrant and raspberry) with nuances of violet and licorice. In mouth the attack is fresh then tannins are silky and delicate. The aromas of red berries are also very present and continue on finale making a very beautiful impression of greediness.
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Les Sources de Ch-teau de la rivi-re