Chante Alouette Cuvée Montuzet
WHY BUY IT ?
- A family property managed in a traditional way guaranteeing a perfect expression of the terroir
- Maceration with frequent pumping over for optimum extraction
- Fermentation in vats with aging in new barrels
- An Exclusivity of Bordeaux Tradition for this cuvée
The history of the Château Chante Alouette – Cuvée Montuzet dates back to 1900 when Francis Xavier and Gabrielle Louise Auclet buy the field. Since 1996, it is Mary-Pierre de Boisséson, who perpetuates the family tradition in this historic vineyard. The origin of the name “Chante-Alouette” dates back to the eleventh century and is justified by the presence of old, many larks “posh” some of which still nest in vines. This family property is located on the heights of Plassac, overlooking the estuary of the Gironde, in the Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux appellation.
Château Chante-Alouette’s terroir extends over a gravely clay soil, on very rolling hills, mostly facing south. The vines are 65% Merlot, 17% Malbec, 14% Cabernet Sauvignon and 4% Cabernet Franc. The vines are cut in double guyot in order to obtain a regular performance from year to year. This vineyard of 25 hectares is worked in a traditional way and produces racy, balanced and harmonious wines.
At the tasting, Château Chante-Alouette – Cuvée Montuzet offers a particularly dark and sustained dress that invites you to taste. This one reveals a powerful wine thanks to an optimal maturity of the fruits.
- Owners : Famille BOISSESON