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Chateau Cissac Cru Bourgeois Haut-Medoc 2018

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Chateau Cissac Cru Bourgeois Haut-Medoc 2018

  • Grapes MCabernet Sauvignon 68%, Merlot 27%, Petit Verdot 5%
  • Country France
  • Region Bordeaux Haut-Médoc Cru Bourgeois
  • Abv 13 %
  • Case size 6 / 75cl
  • Winemaker: Laurent Saint Pasteur
  • The vintage delivers a deep color and aromas of ripe blackberries, with a hint of spice from the Petit Verdot. The ripe, firm tannins are balanced by freshness on the palate, through to a long, elegant finish.
  • Awards
    93 pts, Wine Enthusiast, 2020
    91 pts, Decanter, 2022
    92/93 pts, James Suckling,2022

Fermentation took place in both stainless steel and wooden vats, which brought out the best in each parcel of fruit, imparting subtle oak complexity. Exceptionally low fermentation temperatures resulted in good extraction while preserving the vibrant fruit and natural sweetness from the ripe berries. The wine was aged for 16 to 18 months in oak casks, of which 30% was new French oak. 

The vines of Chateau Cissac are situated on a plateau with soil composed of gravel deposits from the Garonne River from the Bunz-Mindel period, over chalk. It is located at an altitude of 27.5 meters above sea level, equivalent to the highest points of the neighboring appellations, Saint Estephe and Pauillac. Integrated pest management takes place throughout the vineyard, along with leaf thinning mechanically and manually in part of the vineyard, tillage of the soil and the planting of grass cover between the vines.

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