Chateau La Gasparde Cotes de Castillon 2007
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Situated on the heights of the Côtes de Castillon, bordering the number 17 region, the Château La Gasparde stretches over18 hectares. The château has an exceptional view over the Dordogne hills and the Château de Michel Montaigne. As for the chateau history, it is said that a young and pretty widow, who owned the estate was nicknamed the Gasparde as she often visited the Baron Gaspard, her
neighbour. The origin of the Château la Gasparde goes back to 1776, at a time when it depended on the Château la Pierrière.
85 % Merlot fot its well-rounded flavour, 12 % Cabernet Franc for its elegance and 3% Cabernet Sauvignon for its structure.
Developed nose of fully mature Merlot, with blackcurrant with green flax, lightly smoked. Fresh taste, rhymed, medium-bodied and a pleasant aftertaste.
A wine ready to drink with meals such as pigeon and poultry.
About the wine maker
It is Jean-Pierre Janoueix who runs this estate and pays close attention to the quality of the wines. Today, this château is part of the Joseph Janoueix family estate, and has strongly contibutes for around a century to the reputation of the Libourne wines.