Monday, 30 June 2008

TN : Chateau Coucheroy 2007, White, Pessac-Leognan, Andre Lurton, France

The name of the chateau derives from the phrase in Gascon dialect meaning "the king slept here".

This wine is 100% Sauvignon Blanc and was vinified partly in stainless steel and partly in barrique. The vineyard soil is gravel and clay subsoil. The vines are planted on 3309C - Riparia gloire - 101.14 rootstock. The vines are pruned double guyot.

Colour : Pale yellow

Aroma : Blackcurrant leaf, lemon, mineral

Taste : Creamy lemon, blackcurrant leaf, mineral finish

Alcohol : 12.5%

Price : 104 SEK

Mark : C+

Website : Andre Lurton

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