Château Tour de Luchey

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Château Tour de Luchey

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In the district of Moulon, in the locality “Luchey”, on the banks of the Dordogne river. The estate has a medieval tower. Luchey then meant: the King’s usher. There, the usher checked the ship’s loading leaving for France’s King, via Bordeaux.... The estate has been in the same family for five generations. 

VINEYARD AREA 16.31 hectares
SOIL Silty soil
GRAPE VARIETIES 80 % Merlot, 10 % Cabernet Franc, 10 % Cabernet Sauvignon. 
HARVESTING  Density of roughly 4500 stocks per hectare. Grass between rows, mechanical and manual taking-out of the vine-shoots; green harvest and leaf-removals- Mechanical harvesting and sorting out in the cellar. 
WINEMAKING Traditional in stainless steel and cement vats with thermoregulation- Each varietal is picked and vinified separately. Vatting during 12 to 15 days. 
AGEING In stainless steel vats

Tasting Notes
A well-balanced luscious, round and supple wine with loads of fresh red fruits and ripe tannins. To taste at 17/18° on grilled meats, casseroles and cheeses

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