HAUT-MÉDOC CRU BOURGEOIS
The Château’s vineyard overlooks the village of Cissac-Médoc, between Saint-Estèphe and Pauillac.
Its wine is the reflection of this unique location, unveiling real character with each new vintage.
As on all the estates of Vignobles M&C Quancard, the best techniques of traditional and modern vinification are combined with 15 months of barrel ageing to develop all the features of the traditional characteristics of a great Médoc wine.
Le vin :
Blend : 45% Merlot, 45% de Cabernet Sauvignon 10% Cabernet Franc.
Vinification : Cold pré-fermentation for one week at 10°C then a long fermentation for 30 days at 28-30°C.
Ageing : 15 months in oak barrels, one third renewed each year.
Ageing potential : Ready to drink now, this wine will reach its full potential around 2024/2026.
Le vignoble :
Location : Cissac-Médoc.
Surface area : 12,65 hectares.
Planting Density : 8 000 vine / hectare.
Yield : 55 hectoliters / hectare.
Grapes varieties :Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc.
Average age of the vine : 25 years.
Terroirs : Clay-gravel hill tops with sub calcareous soil
A distinguished, elegant wine.
The nose is smooth and complex with aromas of candied fruits and undergrowth.
A well-structured wine supported by the superb tannins that characterize the remarkable 2016 vintage !