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DOMAINES BARONS DE ROTHSCHILD Black Label, Bordeaux 2011

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DOMAINES BARONS DE ROTHSCHILD Black Label, Bordeaux 2011 DOMAINES BARONS DE ROTHSCHILD Black Label, Bordeaux 2011

DOMAINES BARONS DE ROTHSCHILD Black Label, Bordeaux 2011

DOMAINES BARONS DE ROTHSCHILD Black Label, Bordeaux
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DOMAINES BARONS DE ROTHSCHILD Black Label, Bordeaux
  • Style: Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Vintage: 2011
  • Region: Bordeaux
  • Code: DBDRB
  • Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Country: France

Region Bordeaux

Bordeaux is one of the most famous wine regions in the world, renowned for producing prestigious fine wines that have the capacity to age for decades. Although best known for its top wines, Bordeaux is in fact a vast region spanning 120 000 ha of vineyards with over 10 000 wine producers and 57 different appellations. Located in the South-West of France, straddling the Gironde estuary, Bordeaux enjoys a maritime climate characterised by temperate winters and long warm summers. This provides ideal growing conditions in which to produce red wines that now comprise 88% of Bordeaux’s total wine production. There are five permitted red grape varieties in Bordeaux; Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Carménère, although only the first three are used extensively. Bordeaux also produces crisp dry white wines in the sub-region of Graves made from Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc and luscious botrytised sweet wines from the famous regions of Sauternes and Barsac. A number of clas
Bordeaux is one of the most famous wine regions in the world, renowned for producing prestigious fine wines that have the capacity to age for decades. Although best known for its top wines, Bordeaux is in fact a vast region spanning 120 000 ha of vineyards with over 10 000 wine producers and 57 different appellations. Located in the South-West of France, straddling the Gironde estuary, Bordeaux enjoys a maritime climate characterised by temperate winters and long warm summers. This provides ideal growing conditions in which to produce red wines that now comprise 88% of Bordeaux’s total wine production. There are five permitted red grape varieties in Bordeaux; Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Carménère, although only the first three are used extensively. Bordeaux also produces crisp dry white wines in the sub-region of Graves made from Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc and luscious botrytised sweet wines from the famous regions of Sauternes and Barsac. A number of classification systems exist within Bordeaux, the most of which is the 1855 classification of the Médoc, which cited five levels of classified growths. The most famous wines of the region; Chateau Lafite, Chateau Latour, Chateau Margaux and Chateau Haut Brion were named as First Growths in 1855, with Mouton Rothschild elevated by presidential decree in 1973.
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Winery DOMAINES BARONS DE ROTHSCHILD

Domaines Barons de Rothschild (DBR) is the company behind famous first growth Chateau Lafite Rothschild. DBR has a portfolio of other top tier Bordeaux including Chateau Duhart-Milon and Chateau Rieussec. In addition they produce wines under a variety of brands including Légende, made from both estate owned fruit from the famous Chateau Lafite-Rothschild and purchased fruit. All of the wines produced by DBR are meticulously made under the supervision of a top team of viticulturalists and winemakers ensuring the outstanding reputation of the top Chateau is upheld. Located in Corbières Chateau d’Aussières is part of the Domaines Barons de Rothschild (DBR) portfolio. The 550 estate was acquired by DBR in 1999 and has since undergone a massive rehabilitation programme. A new winery was installed with state-of the art equipment and over 167 ha of vines were replanted to Syrah, Grenache, Mouvèdre and Carignan. The estate produces eight different wines including Chateau d’Aussières and its second wine Blason d’Aussières.
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