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Château l'Arrosée Grand Cru Classé  2006 - Lot of 1 Bottle

Château l'Arrosée Grand Cru Classé 2006

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Lot Description: Château l'Arrosée Grand Cru Classé 2006

Lot description

  • Quantity 1 Bottle
  • Level:1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 good appearance
  • Origin: Private individual
  • Recoverable VAT: No
  • Original Wooden Case: No
  • Custom Seal : no
  • Alcohol percentage : 13 %

Information about the wine

  • Country/Region: Bordeaux
  • Appellation/Wine: Saint-Émilion Grand Cru
  • Classification: Grand Cru Classé
  • Producer/Owner: GFA du Château L'Arrosée
  • Vintage: 2006
  • Color: Red
  • Grape variety: 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Merlot, 20% Cabernet franc
  • Peak: To drink
  • Service temperature (in °C): 16

Information about the producer

  • Viticulture: Conventional
  • Size (in ha): 10
  • Volume: 37500 bottles
  • Intensity : Classic
  • Dominant aroma : Black fruit
  • Tasting occasion : Gastronomic wine
  • Distinguished and an excellent representative of the appellation, Château l'Arrosée's wines combines power and finesse. Having shown exemplary consistency over the last 20 years, Château l'Arrosée experienced something of a renaissance in 2003 with the arrival of the Caille family.

    Historically there was an underground spring on the site, hence Château l'Arrosée's name (the watered one). The vineyard lies on Saint Emilion's southern slopes, next door to Château Ausone. It has the good fortune to benefit from a similar terroir of clay and silica-limestone soil.

    One section of the vineyard, with a particularly southern exposure, receives a great deal of sunshine and so produces very well-ripened grapes. Furthermore, the clay-alluvial-limestone soil provides a well-regulated supply of water and minerals.

    A second area of vines is planted on sandy-alluvial soil at the base of the hill. This twin terroir contributes to the wines' complexity and character.
    *The above information describes the wine and is not vintage specific.

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Further information

89/100Wine Advocate (Parker/Martin)
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16/20Jancis Robinson
89/100Vinous Antonio Galloni
89/100J.-M. Quarin
  • Service temperature16°
  • Peak To drink