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Château du Taillan

Haut-Médoc



Château du Taillan

56 avenue de la croix
33320 Le Taillan Médoc

05 56 57 47 00
05 56 57 47 01
www.chateaudutaillan.com

GPS coordinates
44.9074189 / -0.6637312000000293
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Wine
Château du Taillan
Appellation
Haut-Médoc

Official Vintage Selection
2008/2009/2010/2011/2012/2013/2014/2015
Terroir
limestone-clay
Surface area
30 ha
Planting density
7000 vines/ha
Yield
45hl/ha
Grape variety
70% Merlot 20% Cabernet Sauvignon 10% Cabernet Franc
Age of the vines
25 years

Winemaking
Alcoholic fermentation in little regulated stainless-steel vats which contain 80 to 160 hectoliters. Two soft pumping over, to extract colour and tannins.
Ageing
12 to 18 in french oak barrels
Harvests
Hand-picking and Mechanical-picking

Sales and marketing
France, US, China, Belgium
Languages spoken
French, English, German, Spanish, Chinese
Tasting Notes
Robert Parker - 88/100
Sleeper of the vintage
- Jacques Dupont Le Point
Fruits noirs, note confite, bouche souple, moelleuse, épicée, fruits noirs, puissant, dense, tanins doux, chocolaté, bonne longueur
- Médaille d'Or au Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2012
Un vin au nez fruité avec une petite note briochée typique des années de grande maturité. Bouche ample avec beaucoup de sucrosité. Un vin riche, intense, charmeur, aux tanins enrobés.


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Famille Cruse
Owner


One word to describe my wine
Charming and warm

The history of the Château
The domain's history goes back to the Middle Age. It's in 1896 that Henri Cruse bought it. Since 5 generations,the estate has been a family property. The château's nicely balanced façades are XVIIIth century, as the alterpiece which closes the long patio. The old cellar, which is very unusual, with its basement and double arches, was built in the XVIth century. All these buildings are French national monuments.

Food pairings for my wine
to drink with red meets (duck breasts, beef) or game

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