Chateau Dauzac 2009
Chateau Dauzac 2009_Label

Chateau Dauzac 2005

Varietal: 64% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot

Tasting Note: The purple color—with shades of ruby—is very dark, deep, and almost black. A nose that is immediately very intense and rich. Ripe, black fruit mixes with notes of chocolate, vanilla and spices. Soft scents of animal and leather emerge when it is agitated. The diversity of aromas is remarkable. This wine is immediately generous and smooth on the palate. The tannins are silky and surprisingly rich, creating an imposing yet perfectly balanced backbone. The aromas that emerge on the palate are as varied and intense as they are in the nose. Very ripe fruit, almost prune, easily stand up to the woody, smoky character that lengthens the taste for many seconds.

A wealth of tannins and infinite suppleness make this wine an exquisite enigma. Powerful and delicate at the same time, Dauzac wine never cheats, always astonishes and ages marvelously.

Production area: 42 hectares / 104 acres
Soil type: Deep gravel
Rootstock: 101-14, Riparia Gloire and 3309
Fertilizer: Organic fertilizer
Planting density: 10,000 vines per hectare
Average vine age: 25-30 years
Pruning system: “Guyot double” pruning with disbudding
Weather:
Though January and February were colder than usual, 2009 was still a very hot year (one of the hottest of the century). Sunshine was in great abundance. The summer months were particularly dry.
Harvest: By hand in small crates and sorted on tables before and after de-stemming
Fermentation: Fermenting room supplied by gravity-fed wine shed. Fermentation in thermo-regulated, stainless steel vats with a patented cap crumbling system
Fermentation temperature: 27°C / 80.6°F
Malolactic: Yes
Aging: 15 months in barrels (50-80 % new depending on the vintage) with racking based on tasting results
Aging potential: Peak expression between 5 and 10 years, to be aged for 15 to 20 years
Recommendation for: 2015-2035
Food Pairing: White meat, Game meat, Cheese, Red meat

$460.0

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