Château Le Bourdieu Vertheuil, Haut-Médoc 2010

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  • Château Le Bourdieu Vertheuil, Haut-Médoc 2010

Château Le Bourdieu Vertheuil, Haut-Médoc 2010

£16.95 £19.95
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Château Le Bourdieu Vertheuil, Haut-Médoc 2010 has moved away from it's youthful appearance of deep colour with violet tints and gone graciously towards tawny with ruby hints. This does not make it any less attractive.

The bouquet opens on notes of violet, cherry and pepper with leather meatiness and old wood thrown in as it opens up. In the mouth it is medium bodied with a tannic framework that is now suave and beautifully smooth. The finish has length with flavours of plums and damsons alongside the friendly touch of quality leather.  Château Le Bourdieu Vertheuil, Haut-Médoc 2010 is for drinking now.

Château Le Bourdieu Vertheuil, Haut-Médoc 2010 pairs well with grilled meats, lamb, beef, duck and roast partridge. It is best served at around 16°C and should be poured gently and not decanted.

Grape
55% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Petit Verdot, Red Blend
Style Dry, Red, Medium Bodied, Oak Aged, Black Fruit, Smooth, Drinking Now
Country France
Region Haut Medoc, Bordeaux
Volume 75cl
ABV 14%
Dietary None


About the region and producer

The vineyards of Chateau Le Bourdieu Vertheuil stretch across the commune of Vertheuil, which borders Saint-Estèphe in the Haut-Médoc.  Le Bourdieu de Vertheuil is one of the region’s older viticutural sites, its records go back to the 11th century when an abbey was built there and the monks replaced trees with vines.  The chateau has been in the Richard family since 1989.

Vineyard and Wine Making

Soils : chalky-clay with some sand.
Plant population density : 6,500- 8,200 vines/hectare.
Yield : 45 hl/hectare.
Average age of vines : 35-40 years.
Pruning : Double Guyot.

Vinification by separate plots.
Cold maceration with the skins for 4-5 days.
3 to 4 weeks vatting for alcoholic fermentation.
Free run wine goes directly into vats for malolactic fermentation.
Press wines are selected according to 4 quality levels before being sent to barrels.

12 months in French oak barrels (20% new).

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Free delivery

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  • Mainland UK orders over £150.00
  • Local orders over £65.00

Local delivery

We offer free local deliveries within Dundee and the surrounding areas (DD1 to DD6) for orders over £65.00. The delivery charge for orders less than £65.00 is £5.99. 

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You can collect orders of any cost from our Dundee store:

  • Monday to Friday: 10:00 to 18:00
  • Saturday: 10:00 to 17:00

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