Beautiful homestead of 15 acres, this vineyard passed from father to son for three generations, enjoys a steady and optimal sunlight on the hills of South West title. Today, Julien MINGOT implements all the knowledge of his elders, and Michel Raymond, to make wine of powerful and elegant wines in the unique style of Bordeaux wines. The wine knowledge transfer from generation to generation is a guarantee of quality for all the wines of Chateau Marshals.
Location: The Isle of Savignac, estate overlooking the Valley Isle, north of Libourne, in front of Saint Emilion.
Area of Vineyard: 15 ha
Planting density: 4500 vines / ha
Average age of vines: 25 years
Vinification: Classical, alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks, then farmed in concrete vats. Aged in barriques (70% new oak) for 10 to 14 months for the Castle Marshals. Controlling temperature by thermoregulation for each tank. In winemaking, slow extraction and monitored to maintain the full potential of the fruit and perfect balance in the mouth.
Grapes: Predominantly merlot with a 10 to 15% of Cabernet Sauvignon when the vintage allows it.
The nose has aromas of undergrowth, blueberries, blackberries and Grillot water of life.
The dress, deep garnet color.
In the mouth the wine is round and deep. There are flavors of cinnamon and spices.
It is an ideal wine for grilled meats, red meat (beef ribs), a leg of lamb in the Aveyron rosemary and garlic, roasted in the oven, and a cheese character.
A great wine for a small price, quality is the appointment and as the passion of the winemaker.