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Chateau La Tour de Mons Margaux - Sorry no longer available
Chateau La Tour de Mons Margaux - Sorry no longer available

Country of Origin: France

Region: Bordeaux

Grape Varieties: Cab Sauv 45% Merlot 40% Cab Franc 10% Petit Verd 5%

Alcohol by Volume: 13%

Food Matches: Nicely 'pink' red meat.

Special Features: Vegan

Price: £21.95
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Tasting Notes: 2007 Margaux is great for drinking from 2011 onwards! Beautifully lifted violets and blackberry fruit. A complex palate with hints of mocha, wood smoke, blackcurrent leaf and seductive tannins. It has a sikly mouthfeel, leading to firm chocolate tannins.

Producer Details: Château La Tour de Mons is one of the leading Cru Bourgeois properties in the Médoc, located in the Margaux commune of Soussans. It has a long and illustrious history and is named after Pierre de Mons, who purchased the estate in 1615. For several generations it has been owned and run by the Clauzel-Binaud family.

In The Vineyard: The vineyard area extends 46 hectares (110 acres) with a grape variety distribution of 34% Cabernet Sauvignon, 55% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc and 6%
Petit Verdot.

In The Winery: The grapes are hand harvested and are then matured in temperature-controlled stainless-steel tanks. The wine is then matured in small oak barrels (30% new) for 12 months. It is bottled unfiltered. The wine is typically smooth, well-rounded and ripe and shows at its best with 5-10 years of bottle ageingGrapes are carefully harvested before being destemmed and crushed and transfered to temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. Fermentation last around 10-15 days, with 7 days maceration.

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