Rouge

A combination of Bordeaux terroir and modern vinification.

Bottle Size: 750 mL

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  • Vintage 2014
  • Producer
  • Country France
  • Region Bordeaux
  • Composition:
    70% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Winemaker Notes In 1804 Cuvelier Wine Merchant was founded in Haubourdin by Henri Cvelier. Almost 100 yeras later, in 1903, Château Le Crock, Cru Bourgeois in Saint-Estèphe with 32 hectares nestled between Château Cos d’Estournel and Château Montrose was purchased by descendants of Henri Cuvelier. In 1946 Cuvelier Wine Merchant was founded in Bordeaux by Max Cuvelier to allow the company to be closer to their vineyards and to better facilitate purchases and distribution. This Bordeaux blend reflects the "Bordeaux" terroir and its modern vinification methods which are synonymous with the world renowned wines of Bordeaux.
  • Tasting Notes Ruby colored, Cuvelier is a fruity wine, well-structured and balanced, round on the palate. Cuvelier can be enjoyed young, but can also be kept up to 5 years.

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  • Vineyard Bordeaux is the world's leading wine‐producing region. It was geographically predestined to produce the world's finest wines. The region has an ideal climate — moderated by the Gulf Stream, tempered by the Atlantic Ocean, with the tallest sand dunes in Europe and the forest of the Lands providing a natural wind barrier protecting the vineyards. The great diversity of microclimates and soils (clay, gravel, chalk, limestone) are ideally suited to Bordeaux's different grape varieties.
    • Surface Area: 30 hectares
    • Soil: Clay and chalk
    • Average Age of Vines: 20 years old
  • Vinification
    • Vinification: Traditional, in thermo-regulated, stainless steel vats
    • Pump Over: Occurs regularly for better extraction of tannins and color
    • Blend: Press wine and free run are vinified separately until final blending
 

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