2012

Château d'Aiguilhe Côtes de Castillon AOC

Cabernet Franc, Merlot

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Wine information

Region

Bordeaux - Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux, France

Grape

Cabernet Franc, Merlot

Producer

Château d'Aiguilhe

Vintage

2012

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. Can be enjoyed when young.

Awards

Robert Parker - 89-91

Special notes

Aiguilhe Castle 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

15.0%

Drinking temperature

16 - 18°C

Optimum maturity

2015-2023

Original packaging

Wooden box of 6

Stopper

Natural cork

Finishing process

Oak cask 225 l

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