BORDEAUX Château Haut Gros Caillou 2015, Saint-Émilion Grand Cru- 375ml

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Château Haut Gros Caillou 2015, Saint-Émilion Grand Cru- 375ml


Category: France, BORDEAUX, Château Haut Gros Caillou, 2015

Château Haut Gros Caillou extends over 7 ha of vineyards, and includes some exceptional gravel parcels. The wines produced at Château Haut Gros Caillou are fruity, elegant, delicately oaked and very supple – typical of this area of Saint-Emilion.

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Château Haut Gros Caillou extends over 7 ha of vineyards, and includes some exceptional gravel parcels. The care invested in both the vineyard and winery has been optimised to guarantee the finest grape expression. Retaining fruit character to reveal optimum flavour is in fact the overarching objective at Château Haut Gros Caillou.  Aged for 12 months in barriques, the wines produced at Château Haut Gros Caillou are fruity, elegant, delicately oaked and very supple – typical of this area of Saint-Emilion.


80% Merlot – 20% Cabernet Franc

Vineyard & Vinification Note

HVE3 and Terra Vitis certified (High environmental value certificates)

Viticultural and winemaking practises have been optimised to retain the best possible varietal character. Regular and meticulous canopy management and yield control procedures limit the number of bunches per vine and improve the grape selection process by promoting uniform ripening in the grapes. These exacting standards are maintained through to harvesting ; the grapes are only picked when maturity levels have been monitored for each vineyard parcel, to ensure only perfectly ripe grapes are harvested.

Respecting fruit quality in order to reveal the integrity of the flavours is a philosophy actively pursued at Château Haut Gros Caillou.

Traditional fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless-steel tanks. 

Ageing: 12 months – Bottled: April 2017

Vintage 2015: After a promising start to the year, a dull, gloomy summer meant ripening got off to a slow start. Any worries were lifted towards the end of August with the arrival of exceptional, lasting weather conditions. While the quality of the vintage owes a great deal to the excellent late-season, a vintage of this quality would not be possible without considerable work in the vineyards earlier in the season to ensure pristine quality in the vines and stunning fruit. The Merlot and Cabernet Franc grapes take full advantage of the Indian summer, gaining colour, aromas and tannins throughout the ripening process. Harvesting got underway September 30th blissfully free from stress, with a 4-day reprieve between the last Merlot grapes and the Cabernet Franc, for which we awaited optimum ripeness before picking

Harvest: Merlot: September 24th ; Cabernet Franc: October 5th

Tasting Note

Deep garnet color. The bouquet shows red fruits aromas, with a delicate hint of vanilla. The fleshy palate is seducing, with round and silky, well-balanced tannins. Frédéric Bonnaffous, Dourthe Estates Director

Food Pairing

Grilled or roasted meat (beef, mutton, rabbit), poultry and cheeses.

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