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Château Haut Gros Caillou

Grand Cru - AOC Saint-Emilion

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Château Haut Gros Caillou extends over 7 ha of vineyards, and includes some exceptional gravel parcels. The care invested in both the vineyard and winery has been optimised to guarantee the finest grape expression. Retaining fruit character to reveal optimum flavour is in fact the overarching objective at Château Haut Gros Caillou.  Aged for 12 months in barriques, the wines produced at Château Haut Gros Caillou are fruity, elegant, delicately oaked and very supple - typical of this area of Saint-Emilion.

Vinification & Ageing

Traditional fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless-steel tanks.

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2016 - 2015 - 2014 - 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010

Tasting notes

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Tasting notes

Deep garnet color. The bouquet shows red fruits aromas, with a delicate hint of vanilla. The fleshy palate is seducing, with round and silky, well-balanced tannins.

Blend

80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc

Tasting notes

Attractive bright garnet in appearance, with alluring refreshing fruit on the nose. The wine is medium bodied and rounded on the palate, offering appealing ripe fruit flavours backed by spicy notes. The wine displays a lovely rounded finish, with good length.

Blend

80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc

Tasting notes

Attractive intense appearance for this 2013 vintage, with its complex bouquet. Fresh and fleshy on the palate, well-structured with silky tannins. A charming wine with its full-flavoured fruit notes accompanied by a hint of oak. A really lovely wine.

Blend

70% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc

Tasting notes

The 2012 is extremely deep in appearance, with a complex bouquet and fresh, fleshy palate, structured by silky tannins. A charming wine with a delicious fruit character and a hint of vanilla. An easy delight.

Blend

80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc

Tasting notes

The 2011 vintage boasts an attractive deep garnet hue and seductive, soft and rounded character. It reveals aromas of red fruits accompanied by a hint of vanilla.

Blend

70% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc

Tasting notes

Attractive garnet appearance with lovely depth. The ripe, red berry fruit bouquet pre-empts a pleasing palate with soft structure and rounded tannins. The finish is laden with lovely fruit character with hints of vanilla. A delightful wine!

Blend

30% Cabernet Franc, 70% Merlot



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