Introduction : The history of Château Tour Bicheau begins in 1876, when flat-bottomed river barges were used to deliver the local stone which would become the Château’s famous tower. Five generations of winemakers have worked this land, adhering to a simple philosophy: great wines come from great grapes. Rigorous attention to details and constant technical evolution have established the outstanding reputation that Château Tour Bicheau enjoys among wine-lovers all over the world..
Region : Bordeaux
Appellation : Grands Vins de Graves
Grape Variety : 80% Merlot – 20% Cabernet Sauvignon
Colour : Red
Agricultural practices : Organic conversion
ABV : 14%
Ageing : All the vats are in stainless steel in to facilitate temperature control. The alcoholic fermentation occurs between 27 to 30 °C thanks to a thermic regulation system. The maceration allows the extraction of the tannins and of the colour of the pomace, which stays in contact with the wine for three weeks.
Tasting notes: A wine respectful of the environment, Beautiful dark red dress, the nose slowly opens towards a powerful bouquet, mixing fruity notes (jam of small red berries) and spicy notes. Round and charming structure rests on small silky tannins.
Serving temperature : 16 °C
Food pairing : Enriched by toasty and vanilla aromas, this wine will be of a choice alliance on red meat and game.