Château Potensac 2008 - Lot of 2 Bottles

Château Potensac 2008

  • Black fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Color: Red
  • 13 %
  • 1.5L
  • Intensity
  • Classic

An exceptional Cru Bourgeois which merits an even higher distinction due to its excellence, structure and power. More info

  • Quantity: 2 Bottles
  • Level: 2 into-neck
  • Label: 2 very slightly marked label
  • Country/Region: Bordeaux
  • Appellation/Wine: Médoc
  • Producer/Owner: Jean-Hubert Delon et Geneviève d'Alton
  • More information....

Château Potensac serve at a temperature of 16°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Confit de canard, Cassoulet, Rognons aux chanterelles.

Peak: To drink

  • Vintage score: 15/20
  • Lot presentation
    Château Potensac

    Cuvée presentation

    The wines produced are perfectly rich, dense, with blackcurrant fruit and with notes of cedar and spices. This cru bourgeois would merit the classification of fifth cru classé due to the exemplary regularity of the quality of the production. Moreover, it was awarded the Cru Bourgeois Exceptionnel during the revision of the Crus Bourgeois classification in June 2003.

    Information about domain Château Potensac

    Located in Ordonnac in the Médoc, Château Potensac belongs to Jean-Hubert Delon, also the owner of the famous châteaux Léoville Las Cases and Nénin. The vineyard extends over 84 ha, on limestone soil, covered by gravelly-clay slopes. Some plots were planted over 80 years ago and the entire vineyard is worked in an environmentally friendly way. The grape variety spotlights the Merlot (46%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (35%), with also a little Cabernet Franc (16%) and rarer still, Carménère (2%) and finally Petit Verdot (1%). This property produces one of the best wines of the Médoc appellation, with a very interesting price-quality ratio.

    Detailed characteristics

    • Quantity: 2 Bottles
    • Level: 2 into-neck
    • Label: 2 very slightly marked label
    • Origin: Private individual
    • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
    • Recoverable VAT: No
    • Original Wooden Case: No
    • French customs seal: no
    • Alcohol percentage: 13 %
    • Country/Region: Bordeaux
    • Appellation/Wine: Médoc
    • Producer/Owner: Jean-Hubert Delon et Geneviève d'Alton
    • Vintage: 2008
    • Color: Red
    • Peak: To drink
    • Service temperature: 16°
    • Viticulture: Conventional
    • Size (in ha): 50
    • Volume: 300000 bottles
    • Intensity: Classic
    • Dominant aroma: Black fruit
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    • Grape variety: 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 15% Cabernet franc

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    Château Potensac 2008

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