AOC Haut Medoc, Chateau Sociando Mallet
Châteaux and Sochi and male AOC Haut-Médoc
Cru Bourgeois as ability even outdo rating Chateau MEDOC ratings equivalent of most is consumed in France! 2nd grade-fantastic Chateau, promoted to third grade!
Known for tough evaluation [Les-Mayor-van-de-France (former claimant)] is second only to the five major chateau ★ ★ (double star) rating (it's the same rating and the rising popularity of Pontet-Canet and rauzan). "Celebrated 25 years in the Médoc Cru Bourgeois and, are attributed to the Grand Cru (grading) degree candidate. At the request of the widow purchased here around 1850-Madame male, took the name of this final Chateau Sox and male in the middle of the 19th century. Chateau in 1969 to buy dilapidated Jean Gateau is the great location on site, since the quality rating has been raised now located.
Mr. Robert Parker on the star ★ ★ ★ ★ four, "can easily compare many rating wine and a growing reputation among wines of France. Also already proven by that most of them are bought in France "and the rave!
It is evaluating Chateau Sox and Marais, always in the Cru Bourgeois rating without a doubt top SATO said told the people that we had. However, since 2003, this application even without finally left the Union. Chose to dare the rating of no return.
In terms of ratings and price, the rating level 2-may have been gone more ratings with ratings from the market, which is equivalent to 3 wines could not be.
Key to Sochi and male quality consists of many elements. Great location, well drained gravel soils, have wonderful vineyards with the high density of vines planted per ha. Classic style he is said to dwell in a classic Bordeaux style wine making. It is without any racking or filtration process, etc, and went back to the traditional way. Wines made from at least 15 years can have injuries, [Chateau Sox and Marais] label.
It is a great wine from the grapes of old trees can be. High-temperature fermentation, maceration period of three weeks and more than that, new oak barrels with 80% is simply one of the factors that contribute and more minimal fining and filtering over this Chateau wine to be excellent.
For this reason, its wine is dark tannin is strong, big-boned. Critics say the thing to lay many years made. May say that wine can feel very likely Bordeaux wine property Chateau, historic than taste.
Is the overall goal of this Chateau is a traditional Médoc wines.[Soshi and Marais] is France's famous Taillevent Robuchon, tour D'Argent, Georges and plans, are being served at many restaurants of Amat, lame, etc..
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Located in St Seurin de kadurnu [soshianndo male], which makes the wine very high quality intended to sleep gracefully for 25 years from 10 years, compromises do not know. Field is luxury overlooking the Gironde River, paying close attention Jean Gautreau bought in 1969, which was in disrepair, making wine at the ink on a dark Ruby color, extremely dense and full-bodied in the mouth to have lots of tannins, such as ripping up.
Soshianndo = male is likely to last longer than the wines of MEDOC wines, and claimed critics; A number of key to excellent quality of soshianndo male. In the technology of the height of the field was outstanding, very good day, good drainage, sand and soil, planting plant advanced per 1 ha (8000 books), and hand-picked. 32 ° C from the fermentation temperature of 33 ° C and 3 indicate a high level of this Chateau might avoid weeks or further maceration period, 100 percent new oak usage and fining and filtration.
Results brought about by these no doubt. Soshianndo = male and rating wines more easily up to par, among the wines of France's reputation is growing. Because most of them have been snapped in the country already in proven.
Average annual production: 300000 book
Vineyards area: ha 66
Average age: 25-30 years
Planting time: 8800 book
Average yield: 50 ~ 55hl/ha
Training: fermentation and maceration for 20 days in a temperature-controlled tanks do.
Aging is 11 months in 100% new barrels of oak.
No filtering nor fining.
Owner: Jean Gautreau