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Red Wine - Chapelle de l'Isle - Château l'Isle Fort - Bordeaux

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The glory story of the Château started several hundred years ago, the lords of Isle Fort - they are aristocracies who are confidant to Henry IV, stayed regularly at the castle, have built across all the lands, farms, mills, orchards, and vineyards.

In modern era, the Estate of Isle Fort was taken over by Sylvie Douce and the architect François Jeantet, creators of the Salon du Chocolat, in 2001.

The Château is a 9-hectare, South-facing plateau of gravel and limestone clay-loam hillsides, which the soil strengthens both the power of Merlot and the elegance of Cabernets. The average age of the vines is 18 years and the plantation comprise 58% Merlot, 28% Cabernet Franc, and 14% Cabernet Sauvignon.

Each cultural practice is carried out through integrated crop management with a controlled low yield with a density of 6,500 vines/hectare which allows the grapes to fully express all of their aromatic complexity.

Once the alcoholic fermentation has taken place in concrete vats for 21 to 28 days, the wine undergoes malolactic fermentation and maturation in both 50% barrels and 50% tanks for 12-14 months. They select barrels from specialised coopers: Taransaud and Ana Sélection.

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Attractive deep ruby colour with scarlet hue.

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One the nose, a classic cassis, bramble, black plum aromas following by herbal, tobacco scents underlying a tough of woody oak notes.

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One the palate, fresh, tangy dark fruit flavours like cassis, bramble, black plum underlying herbal, tobacco notes from attack through finish. It is a well-balanced, medium-bodied yet structured wine with refreshing acidity and velvety tannins. It benefits lightly decanting for 20 minutes when young, or it can be kept in your wine fridge for up to 5 years. 

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