Château de Rouillac 2020

Pessac-Léognan
White

A great symbolic vintage to mark the occasion !

Blend
95% Sauvignon Blanc - 5% Sauvignon Gris
€39.00
The unit

Overview

Ten years! An incredible slice of life that Laurent Cisneros has lived at the Château de Rouillac; without restraint, and with a sincere and overflowing passion. His family, his team, everybody followed the path to lead the true renaissance of Rouillac which reflects strength and elegance. A beautiful decade symbolized by a great vintage, shaped by a superb and sensitive nature. 

3099 numbered bottles.

Press ratings :

Terre de Vins : 93/100 - James Suckling : 91-92/100

Tasting notes

Light yellow color with linden reflections. Very round attack and intense bouquet mixing sunny fruits with a touch of pineapple and mineral notes of flint. The palate is marked by a long path ending on a seductive salinity.

Serving temperature : 12°C
Decant : No
Pair with : Langoustines, scallops, poularde with morels, hard cheeses (comté...)
Cellar potential : 2022-2028

Data sheet

Certificates : High Environmental Value (HEV 3A since 2013)
Production : 3099 numbered bottles
Degree of alcohol : 13,5°
Surface area : 2,65 ha
Soil : Gravel from the Tertiary period
Grape varieties : 70% Sauvignon Blanc - 16% Sémillon - 14% Sauvignon Gris
Harvest : Manual harvesting in crates from August 25th to August 31st, only in the morning to preserve the freshness of the berries. Passage on sorting table.
Wine-making process : Skin maceration - Cold pneumatic pressing. Alcoholic fermentation in French oak barrels.
Aging : On lees for 8 months: 1/3 in stainless steel tanks, 2/3 in French oak barrels, 30% of which are new (oak from the Bertrange forest in the Nièvre region). Regular stirring of the lees.
Allergens : Contains sulfites
France

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CODE DE LA SANTE PUBLIQUE, ART. L. 3342-1 et L. 3353-3
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