Château Coufran 2016 - Haut-Médoc - Rouge

Château Coufran is made from 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. Merlot grapes are harvested a little before the Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. Classic vinification in steel tanks at controlled temperature. The alcohol fermentation is followed by the malolactic fermentation. Only 2/3rd of the production is selected for the composition of the final wine. Storage takes place on oak barrels for one year, of which 1/4 part is renewed every year.

Price (17,50 € Bottle)

105,00 €

Wine description

  • Country : France
  • Region : Bordeaux
  • Grape variety : Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Classification : AOP Haut-Médoc
  • Awards : 91-92/100 James Suckling, 89-92/100 Wine Spectator
  • Color : Röd
  • Vintage : 2016
  • Alcohol degree : 13%
  • Storage potential : More than 7 years
  • Volume : 75 cl

Presentation of the vineyard

Château Coufran is owned by Marie-Cécile Vicaire and Eric Miailhe. The wine castle includes 76 hectares of Graves land in Saint-Seurin-de-Cadourne, just next to Saint-Estèphe in the Pauillac canton. Within the  Haut-Medoc appellation, it's Saint-Seurin-de-Cadourne that benefits the most from the influence of the mouth of the Gironde and the Atlantic. 85% of the grapes grown are Merlot and the rest is Cabernet Sauvignon. The average age of the vines is 40 years.

 

Sommelier's advice

Beautiful deep red color. A very expressive nose with aromas of black berries - both lively and intense. The palate is structured with ripe tannins and is round, soft and silky. Big complexity with very nice balance. A red wine to pair with grilled red meat.

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