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Chateau Roc de Cambes - 2014

Chateau Roc de Cambes - 2014

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SKU: 11184

In the mouth this wine expresses notes of juicy blackberry , fresh cassis and slight notes of strawberry / fresh small red fruits associated with hints of toasted oak , chocolate , a disreet hint of caramelization as well as a subtle hint of tonka bean and a subtle toasted hint . Tannins are fine , racy and structuring .

 

Details

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Winemaker Francois Mitjaville
Country of Origin France
AOC Cotes de Bourg AOC
Grapes
Region Bordeaux
Vintage 2014
ABV 13.5%
Style Red Wine
Food Pairings
  • Soft Cheese
  • Hearty Roots
  • Game
  • Beef & Lamb

Characteristics

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

Click & Collect Locations

  • ✅ Athlone Store
  • ✅ 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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