Château Roland La Garde - Tradition

Château Roland La Garde - Tradition


This cuvée of Château Roland La Garde is a typical wine from the terroirs of Côtes de Blaye. Composed primarily of Merlot and completed with Cabernet Sauvignon it is a very nice easy wine to enjoy and consume up to 10 years.

Varieties : 80% Merlot - 20% Cabernet Sauvignon

Age of the Vines : 20 years old average

Yield: 40 HL/Ha

Grounds : Presence of clay-limestone grounds with clay silt changes to sandy-clay layers.

Vinification : Cold maceration 3 to 5 days before fermentation - Pumping over everyday - Temperature control by thermoregulation - Natural fermentation with natural yeasts.

Aging : 2/3 in barrels for 12 months + 1/3 in vat for 12 months

Tasting Notes : The Cuvée Tradition has a deep and brilliant ruby color. It is a wine with finesse and harmony, good balance and a tannic structure that highlight the aromas of red fruits.

Aging Potential : 5 to 10 years

Tasting Advices : Can be matched with all red meats, French Southwestern dishes and cheese. Can be decanted an hour before tasting. Serve at 16-17°C. 




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