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Chateau Le Tertre Roteboeuf - 2002

Chateau Le Tertre Roteboeuf - 2002

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SKU: 10225

Tertre Roteboeuf is a Saint Emilion Grand Cru on a 5.5 hector hill. The vines are planted in cool white limestone soil where cattle used to graze. This is where Tertre Roteboeuf derives it’s name. The vines are famously harvested late. Francois harvesting 140 days after flowering instead of the regular 100 days, which leads to perfectly ripe intense juice. This combined with low yields, longer fermentation and 18 months on oak, gives a harmonious marriage between, power, freshness, structure and finesse. The hallmark of Tertre Roteboeuf.

Consistent notes. Very aromatic with a lovely aroma of red fruit. Captivating and charming wine, light and ready to drink. 

Details

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Winemaker Francois Mitjaville
Country of Origin France
AOC Saint Emilion Grand Cru
Grapes
Region Bordeaux
Vintage 2002
ABV 13.5%
Style Red Wine
Food Pairings
  • Beef & Lamb
  • Game
  • Hard Cheese

Characteristics

  • Low Acidity
    High Acidity
  • Light Bodied
    Full Bodied
  • Dry Profile
    Sweet Profile

Click & Collect Locations

  • ✅ Mullingar HQ

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Winemaker
Winemakers

Francois Mitjaville

Château Le Tertre Rôteboeuf produces just over 2,000 cases a year from it's tiny 5.7-hectares, which is situated on a steep slope on the edge of a limestone plateau. The grapes are harvested by hand and are fermented in temperature-controlled concrete tanks. Le Tertre Rôteboeuf is then aged in oak barrels for 18 months. Yields are kept very low and consequently this is one of the most concentrated wines to be found in Bordeaux. One very important feature of La Tertre Rôteboeuf is that the harvest is very late, giving an almost raisin-like ripeness to the wine. This is because the soil is cold and ideally suited to Merlot. Like all the best winemakers, Francois is prepared to risk rain, and thereby the potential destruction of his crop, to achieve the result he wants. His views are summed up thus: “Let us see, what soil and weather have cooked together this year, and get the best possible out of it. The miracle comes first of all from Mother Nature”.

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