2009

Château d'Aiguilhe Côtes de Castillon AOC

Merlot, Cabernet Franc

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Wine information

Region

Bordeaux - Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux, France

Grape

Merlot, Cabernet Franc

Vintage

2009

Goes well with

Red meat with sauce, stuffed squash

Degustation notes

Dark purple colour. An intense scent that opens with notes of blackcurrant, spices with a hint grilling. Good concentration, soft and opulent on the palate, powerful, fruity, with ripe tannins and a long elegant finish.

Awards

WeinWisser - 18 Punkte [EN]
Wine Spectator - 91
Robert Parker - 90-92

Special notes

Château d'Aiguilhe was taken over by Stephan von Neipperg in 1998, owner of Canon-La-Gaffeliere. One of the best Châteaux of the appellation. The Côtes de Castillon's wine growing surface has more than doubled between 1974 and 2000 and now totals 2988 hectares of vines.

Alcohol content

14.5%

Drinking temperature

16-18°C

Optimum maturity

2017-2025

Original packaging

Wooden box of 6

Stopper

Natural cork

Finishing process

Oak cask 225 l

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