Chateau-Cap-Léon-Veyrin Listrac 2010
The Chateau Cap Leon Veyrin has a garnet red color with purple tints. The nose reveals intense aromas of black fruit, cherry and final mûres.La is remarkable for its length and its seductive flavors due to mature tannins.
Terroir : clay and limestone marl and gravel.
Grape varieties : 60% Merlot, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Petit Verdot.
Age of vines : 30 years.
Vinification : Total destemming. Fermentation in stainless steel at 28-30 ° C. Fermentation 30 days. Aged in oak barrels for 12 months, with 25% new oak. Fining with egg white.
Gastronomy : beef, game, cheese.
Wine EnthusiastSmooth and rich, this showcases both the structure and ripe black fruits of the vintage. It has wood-aging flavors, with a touch of caramel and fine acidity. This is for medium- to long-term aging.
Wine SpectatorRipe, with velvety flavors of plum sauce and blackberry preserves at the core, liberally lined with black tea and singed bay leaf notes. The long finish features underlying stony grip. Drink now through 2018. 6,000 cases made.