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2011 Chateau Jean Faux Bordeaux

Retail: $28.99

$23.89

per bottle

Rating
89 Pts Wine Spectator

Color
Red

Size
750 mL

ABV
13.5%

Closure Type
Cork

Vintage
2011

Varietal(s)
Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon


Organic

BioDynamic

Collectable

Kosher

Sparkling

Dessert


Taste

currant, black cherry, plum, bell pepper, olive, oak, smoke, toast, tar, blackberry, cherry, asparagus, spice, ginger and vanilla

Nose

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

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Wine Spectator:

A polished red, with the vintage's briary side well-integrated into the core of alluring raspberry coulis, damson plum and red currant fruit. Incense and iron notes give the finish elegance, range and length. Drink now through 2017. 4,400 cases made.

Product Description:

Production area: 11.5 ha Density: 7400 plants / ha Just outside the appellation limits of Castillon, this property is located on fairly steep slopes protected by pine trees. The 25 year old vines are planted on clay and limestone plateaus. Wine: 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc Production: 4000 cases in 2010 Vineyard Organic certification since 2011. Plowing, disbudding, thinning, green harvesting. Manual harvesting in small crates. Manual sorting on a vibrating table. Winemaking Small tanks of cement and steel 40 hl to 80 hl Fermentation: 20 to 30 days Maceration cold Bled from 10 to 15% of volumes Microbubbles part during the vinification Malolactic fermentation in barrels breeding Duration: 12 to 14 months in oak barrels and 6 months in vats. 100% French oak barrels Saury 40% in new barrels and 60% in barrels of wine and two wine Microbubbles part during the breeding Aging on lees Stirring if necessary Duration: 12 to 14 months Fining and filtration before bottling

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