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Château Castera

Médoc



Château Castera

Rue du Bourg
33340 St Germain d'Esteuil

+33 5 56 73 20 60
+33 5 56 73 20 61
www.chateau-castera.com

GPS coordinates
45.291666 / -0.8640169999999898
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Wine
Château Castera
Appellation
Médoc

Official Vintage Selection
2008/2009/2010/2011/2013/2014/2015/2016/2017
Terroir
Clayey-limestone soil
Surface area
63 ha
Planting density
7 500 pieds/ha
Yield
49 hl/ha
Grape variety
65% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot
Age of the vines
30 years

Winemaking
Parcelar vinification, vating 18/22 days, temperature controlled by thermal regulation
Ageing
12 months in barrels (30 % new oaks)
Harvests
90 % by engine

Production
200 000 bottles
Sales and marketing
France, China, USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, New Caledonia, French Polynesia, Switzerland(Swiss), Belgium, Poland, Singapore, Korea, Australia …
Languages spoken
French, English
Tasting Notes
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My first wine memory
The harmonious mixs smells of fruits and wine in strawberries in the wine of my grandmother

One word to describe my wine
Silky

The history of the Château
The estate of Castera is one of the oldiest of the Medoc because it go back up to the middle age. Illustrous names testify in favour of Castera, like Thomas de Montaigne, the brother of the philisopher or the lord de La Boetie, who were two, of the most famous owners, Thanks to meticulous cares, the estate becomes one of the most in sight in the Medoc at the time of the Verthamon family (19th century). Since 1986, new owners have continued the renovation of the Chateau, the modernization of the cellars and the restructuring of the vineyard,

Food pairings for my wine
Roasted Pigeon in prunes with Brussel sprout

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