UNIT: 1 x 75cl Bottle.
GRAPES: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon and 50% Merlot.
The 35 hectare Bordeaux wine vineyard of Chateau Bernadotte in the Haut Medoc appellation is planted in gravel and sand with some clay in the terroir. The vineyards are planted to 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 44% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot. On average, the vines are 25 years of age. The vines are planted to a density is 6,500 vines per hectare.
Vinification takes place in large, temperature controlled, stainless steel vats. The wines of Chateau Bernadotte are aged in 30% new French oak barrels for 12 18 months, depending on the quality and character of the vintage.
TASTING NOTES: Recently sold to a Chinese entrepreneur, in 2010 this estate produced a blend of 52% Cabernet Sauvignon and 48% Merlot. The wine is deep and clearly a sleeper of the vintage, with loads of fruit, glycerin and extract. Its excellent purity and loads of spice box as well as red and black currants make for a delicious, impressively endowed wine to drink over the next 10-12 years.
DELIVERY: All our wines are stored in our importers bonded warehouse’s, which have the optimum environment for fine wine storage, by carefully regulating temperature, humidity and other microclimatic factors.
As such, please allow between 7 and 10 days for your delivery to arrive.