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  • Decanting time

    45min
  • When to drink

    Now
  • Food Pairing

    Beef

The Story

The vineyard is planted with 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc on complex clay and limestone soils and sub-soils. Francois Mitjavile, who took the reigns in 1978 is a pensive character with an unquestionable talent for producing great, thought provoking wines. He is quite happy to share many of his techniques. He unashamedly harvests late and there is often a hint of degradation to the fruit. His wines possess a real character and soul; they are intellectual wines that never fail to satisfy.

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Saint Emilion, Bordeaux

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 Izak Litwar / The most important Scandinavian Bordeaux Critic, Pro (Denmark)  tasted  Tertre Roteboeuf 1981  ( Château Tertre Roteboeuf )

Consistent notes. Yield was only 11 hl/ha! Red brown in color, still fresh, round and in fine balance. Subtle, raisiny, elegant, spicy raspberry fruit. Fine quality. Perfect to drink now too.

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