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Château BARRAIL CHEVROL

OWNER

Michel et Patrick Dorneau

PRODUCTION AREA

33126 Fronsac

TYPE OF SOIL

Clay-limestone slopes with Fronsac molasses soils on a limestone fossil base.

GRAPE VARIETIES

80 % Merlot

5 % Cabernet sauvignon

15 % Cabernet franc

WINEMAKING TECHNIQUES

Bordeaux methods with perfectly-ripe grapes, finely-tuned polyphenol extraction monitored by tasting. Matured on the fine lees with carefully-dosed oxygenation.

TASTING NOTES

Visual : a brilliant deep raspberry red colour.

Nose : Fine and mature, reminiscent of Bulgarian rose, cassis compote and roasted walnut.

Palate : Balanced and rounded with generous flesh and a delicate array of morello cherry, black pepper and cocoa notes.

SERVING SUGGESTION

Ideal with stews, roast poultry, duck confit or side of beef.