Château La Garde 2014

$34.20

Clear and bright in appearance, fresh on the bouquet offering aromas of flowers and flint. Poised and lively on the palate. Long and lingering on the finish with elegant fruit notes, this wonderfully mineral wine expresses the trademark purity of Chateau la Garde Sauvignon blanc.

74% Sauvignon blanc, 15% Sauvignon gris, 11% Sémillon

Description

The Château La Garde white wines reveal surprising character compared to other white wines from Pessac-Léognan. They develop expressive and distinctive aromatic Sauvignon Blanc and Sauvignon Gris character, the predominant white varietals cultivated at the Château, and enhanced with the richness of Semillon.

Vinification & Ageing

Grapes are macerated on the skins and pressed under inert gas.  Alcoholic fermentation in barrels.

Alcoholic fermentation and ageing in barrels for 9-11 months  with a maximum of 15 % of new oak to preserve the aromatic power. Underground air – conditioned barrel cellar.  Stirring of the lees by barrel rotation.

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