Saturday, 5 November 2011
Chateau du Gaby is located in Canon Fronsac, 40km north-east of Bordeaux, near the market town of Libourne. Canon Fronsac is also just 15km from St Emilion and Pomerol and is geologically a continuation of the St-Emilion cote or hillside.
Vinification was peformed in temperature-controlled epoxy-lined concrete vats. The wine was matured in 45% new casks, one year old and two 2 years old. The winemaker was Damien Landour. This wine is a blend of 85% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 5% Cabernet Franc.
Colour : Dark red, blueberry hues
Aroma : Oak, blackcurrant, herbs, cedar
Taste : Oaky, coffee, blackcurrant, chocolate texture
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : 139 SEK
Mark : C+
Website : Chateau Du Gaby