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Château Gallion

The vineyard is planted at the top of the 'Tauzin' plateau in the commune of Doulezon, to the north of the huge Entre-Deux-Mers region. Lying on gentle slopes, the vines enjoy a southern and southwestern exposure conductive to producing fantastically ripe grapes.

Type of soil

Clay-limestone soils

Appellation

Bordeaux

Age of the vineyard

20 years

Area of the vineyard

6 hectares

Grape varieties

100% Merlot

Plantation density

4000 to 4500 vines/hectare

Vine cultivation

Integrated pest management

Harvest

Mechanical harvesting once grapes are fully matured

Winemaking

Plot selection.
Traditional vinification in temperature-controlled concrete vats.
Three weeks vatting period.
Gentle extraction to bring out the fruit aromas.

Tasting notes & serving suggestions

An expressive and delicate nose displaying raspberry and blackcurrant.
On the palate, the wine is round and voluptuous with red fruit notes. A long finish that develops wonderful toasted touches.

Serve with white meat or beef stew.