Château Reynon (Red)
WHY BUY IT ?
- No need to introduce Denis Dubourdieu
- The management of the vineyard was taken over by his sons Fabrice and Jean-Jacques who perpetuates the tradition
- Vineyard work in sustainable viticulture to produce wines without herbicides or pesticides
- The red vineyard is composed of Merlot (81%), Cabernet Sauvignon (6%) and Petit Verdot (13%)
Château Reynon, in Béguey, in the Premières Côtes de Bordeaux, was bought in 1958 by Florence Florence Dubourdieu, Jacques David; his daughter and son Denis Dubourdieu, succeeded him in 1976. Thanks to their efforts, Château Reynon is today ranked among the most famous Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux.
The vineyard of Château Reynon covers 20.5 hectares of vines in red and 12.8 hectares of vines in white. The respective grape varieties are 81% Merlot, 6% Cabernet Sauvignon and 13% Petit Verdot on the one hand and 87% Sauvignon Blanc and 13% Semillon on the other. The terroir is composed of deep gravel on a clay subsoil that occupy the top of a perfectly drained hill. At mid-slope, the land is clay-limestone and the rock outcrops in places. The foot of the coast has sandy soils. The cultivation methods are very respectful of the environment. Indeed, the vineyard is essentially maintained in traditional plowing, no herbicide is used on the property and the organic manures are based on vegetable composts. The mature harvest, picked by hand, undergoes 20 to 25 days of vatting at a moderate temperature of 25 to 30 ° C. The aging for 12 months is carried out in oak barrels (of which a 30%)is new).
When tasting, Château Reynon Rouge has a deep color and melted aromas with liquorice, blackcurrant and smoke; the flavors are velvety, fine and powerful.
- Owners : Famille Dubourdieu