Péssac-Léognan, Château Lamothe-Bouscaut Rouge
France – 2016
Tasting Note: Intense Bordeaux red, filling the mouth with blackberries and black cherries, the nose a warm waft of toasted oak.
Food Matching: Enjoy with lamb and veal empanadas or red meats, game and cheese
Vineyard: Limestone, clay and gravel s soils on just 8 hectares of land. Use of double guyot training, green harvest and hand harvest carried out by hand before a strict sorting process.
Vinification: Maceration for a period of three weeks with pumping over in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats. Ageing in oak barrels for 12 months in French oak.
Awards and Press News: 92/100 - Ripe-plum, stone and smoked-toffee aromas follow through to a full body, firm and silky tannins and a flavorful finish. Needs two or three years to come together. James Suckling - JamesSuckling.com, February 2019