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CHATEAU FERRIERE 2017 MARGAUX
Country: France, Bordeaux, Margaux
Grape Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon Blend
AWARDS
Jean Marc Quarin: 88

Tasting Notes: The Wine has a shining and clear colour. The nose has notes of coffee beans and liquorice. In the mouth, a nice acidity brings freshness and the tannins starts getting supple. Nice structure. They have the character of pleasant wines in their young period but with a capacity to age properly thanks to the tasty tannins, the sign of a positive evolution.

Food Pairing: Beef and Venison
Product Id: 0147

BOTTLE

€50,00
Available Stock: 13 items
For orders €100,00 or more we deliver free to your place (within city limits)
The Grape
Cab.Sauvignon Blend
Cabernet Sauvignon lends itself particularly well in blends with Merlot. This is actually the archetypal Bordeaux blend, though in different proportions in the sub-regions and sometimes topped up with Cabernet Franc, Malbec, and Petit Verdot.

In the Médoc and Graves the percentage of Cabernet Sauvignon in the blend can range from 95% to as low as 40%. It is particularly suited to the dry, warm, free- draining, gravel-rich soils and is responsible for the redolent cassis characteristics as well as the depth of colour, tannic structure and pronounced acidity of Médoc wines. However 100% Cabernet Sauvignon wines can be slightly hollow-tasting in the middle palate and Merlot with its generous, fleshy fruit flavours acts as a perfect foil by filling in this cavity.

In St-Emilion and Pomerol, the blends are Merlot dominated as Cabernet Sauvignon can struggle to ripen there - when it is included, it adds structure and body to the wine. Sassicaia is the most famous Bordeaux blend in Italy and has spawned many imitations, whereby the blend is now firmly established in the New World and particularly in California and Australia.