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2012 Chateau Gruaud Larose

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Rating
N/A

Color
Red

Size
750 mL

ABV
13.5%

Closure Type
Cork

Vintage
2012

Varietal(s)
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot


Organic

BioDynamic

Collectable

Kosher

Sparkling

Dessert


Taste

currant, blackberry, cherry, bell pepper, olive, asparagus, spice, ginger, oak, vanilla, black cherry, plum, smoke, toast, tar, lead, cedar, molasses and dark fruit

Nose

currant, blackberry, cherry, cedar, cigar box, violet, rose, truffle, earth, coffee, leather, mocha, vanilla and tobacco

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Product Description:

"Harvest reception: Double reception of harvest and weighing of the crops. Plot selection in the tank (grape variety, terroir, age,...). Tanks: 40% wood; 60% cement (thermo regulated tanks). Alcoholic fermentation: Yeast addition; fermentation temperature: 24°C-29°C; daily testing each tank. Pumping over: 1 volume fractioned into 3 every day during the fermentation phase until a density of 1020. Maceration: 20-30 days at adapted temperatures; works on the lees in the grape pomace during the maceration period after fermentation. Running of: According to tasting and analyses. Pressing: 3 vertical presses; immediate transfer of the press wine into barrels; tasting and selection of three press wines among the barrels. Malolactic fermentation: together with the alcoholic fermentation by co-inoculation. Ageing: 18-24 months in French, fine grain, oak barrels (40% new, the rest 1-2 year old)." -Winery

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