Haut-Médoc, L'Étoile de Villegeorge


Haut-Médoc, L'Étoile de Villegeorge

France -2018

13.5% ABV

Tasting Note: Fragrant Bordeaux, packed with strawberries and raspberries, the nose a bouquet of peonies plus a light dusting of pepper. 


Food Matching: Marries well with grilled meat, poultry or cheese.␉


Vineyard: The vineyard is 12,32 hectares and is situated on the commune of Avensan. The vineyard blocks are made up of deep gravel soils, particularly favourable for producing outstanding quality wines. Every stage of production is carefully adapted to each block. The soil, subsoil or aspect of the land are all important parameters that we take into account when planting vines. 'Terra Vitis' sustainable viticulture has been employed since the 2003 vintage. The Vineyards are all hand picked. 


Vinification: Fermentation in thermo-regulated stainless steel tanks. 20 days maturing then ageing in vats during 14 months.␉␉


Awards and Press News: 92/100 - Some light and fresh, brambly red fruit that's lively on the nose and carries to the palate with a smooth, even-paced and succulent, linear style. Very approachable now. James Suckling - JamesSuckling.com, February 2019