Monday, 3 September 2007

TN : Chateau de Rochemorin 2005, White, Pessac-Leognan, Andre Lurton, France

This wine is 100% Sauvignon Blanc. The vins are double guyot pruned. The grapes are harvested by hand and fermented in oak barrels. The fermentation temperature is between 18 and 23 degrees. There is no malolactic fermentation. The wine is matured in oak for 10 months, of which 35% is new, on full lees with stiring.

The vineyard dedicated to white grapes is 18 hectares out of 110 hectares. The soil is deep gravel slopes with limestone outcrops at the foot of the slopes. The rootstock is 101.14 Riparia gloire 3309.

Denis Durbourdieu is the consultant.

This wine won the regional white Bordeaux under 10 pounds trophy at the 2007 Decanter World Wine Awards.

Colour : Pale yellow

Aroma : Blackcurrant, leafy, lemon

Taste : Creamy, blackcurrant, leafy, lemon

Alcohol : 13%

Price : 125 SEK

Mark : B

Website : Andre Lurton

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