Château Prieure Canteloup

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Château Prieure Canteloup

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Appellation Côtes de Bordeaux red wine

Municipality Yvrac

Surface Area 10 hectares

Vineyard
Yield􀀁 50hl/h

Grape Varieties􀀁 60% Merlot / 15% Bouchet-Franc & Cabernet-Franc / 15% Cabernet mSauvignon / 10% Malbec

Average Vineyard Age 􀀁 25 years

Harvest: Manual

Fermentation: thermo-regulated

Ageing: 12 months in French oak barrels

Wine Consultant:  Docteur Alain Raynaud

Awards
Gold Medal at the International Wine Challenge - Vintage 2000

Selected in the Hachette Guide - 1993, 1997, 1999 and 2000 editions

Silver Medal at the International Wine Challenge – 1994, 1999 and 2005 editions

Bronze Medal at the International Wine Challenge – Vintage 2007

Rated 17/20 at the Revue du Vin de France – Vintage 2008

Rated 89 by Robert Parker – Vintage 2009:

“A potential sleeper of the vintage, this Merlot-dominated blend reveals an exuberantly fruity, lush wine with lots of black currant, cherry and plum-like fruit. Full bodied and fleshy, it is ideal for drinking during its first 5-6 years of life.

 

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