Chateau du Tertre
Château du Tertre
MEDOC's rising popularity ratings Chateau! Rating Chateaux in Bordeaux in most admired deals with Parker! " Quality improved a remarkable producer "to include popular quality also soars in Margaux rating!Margaux's highest plateau is place du Tertre, of the famous Saint = Estèphe [Chateau Karon Ségur ' of owner the late Philip cavern gas CTN, gained in 1961.
At that time, this place du Tertre are in very poor condition with gasket n and his investors are rebuilding it, embarked on a massive plan to replant vines. But this Chateau wine was forgotten until 12 years ago. There is no glitz but is an elegant, two-storey Château in MEDOC most remote (remote) areas. In 1998, this Château was sold by the gasket n Mrs.
Unusual in this vineyard is human groups next to each other, unlike many Bordeaux chateau vineyard, not split. At first glance, reminiscent of the Domaine de Chevalier. In the Saint-Estèphe Karon Ségur Merlot growing rate is relatively high, but takes up most of the vineyard gravel and sandstone soil gasket n, decided to use mostly Cabernet Sauvignon in the place du Tertre.
It is cost-effective but top vintage in 1978 after the Verve brimming with relatively deep color and rich features, most underrated in Bordeaux rating Chateau wine.
This Chateau is located at the top in with Margo appellation of the name comes from the word which means high land, Oyama "place du Tertre".
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Place du Tertre was the owner = Saint Estèphe appellation of Margaux's highest plateau to the famous Chateau, Karon = Ségur late Philip-cavern-gasket n got in 1961. At that time, this Chateau is in a pathetic state, gas CTN and his investors are rebuilding it, embarked on a massive plan to replant vines. But until 12 years ago, this Chateau wine was forgettable. No frills is one of even the remotest areas in the Médoc is an elegant sand-colored two-storey Château (1 km and, apart from with near montbrison). In 1998, this Château was sold to Eric, Arvada-year health Ma by gasket n Mrs. He bought near the discus as well.
Rare doesn't mean differs from many Bordeaux chateau vineyard and consecutive parcels scattered vineyards, here. Have a look, reminiscent of the Domaine de Chevalier. To be finesse and Margaux wine charms vintage since 1978, the best thing is that featured relatively deep color and exuberant dynamism and richness but that superb aromatic might lack. However, this wine is affordable and oversold continues and, to most underestimated in the Chateau in Bordeaux rating.
While most good value wines in Bordeaux rating Chateau du Tertre since 1978 have been uneven doesn't have. Eric, there should, from being acquired by VA health Ma this Chateau has undergone dramatic changes. Wine produced in the last 4-5 years consecutive vintages proved it. In the Chateau noteworthy consumers because the price is still reasonable.
Average annual production: 20 ~ 250000 book
Vineyard area: 52 hectares
Average age: 30 years
Planting density: 7500 book HA
Average yield: 45hl/ha
Recipes: fermentation for 5-7 days, ACE ration for 15 to 18 days's. Aged 18 months in oak barrels is updated every year 60%; Filtration to fining with egg whites, but is not.
Grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon 40%, Merlot 35%, 20% Cabernet franc, 5% Petit Verdot
Owner: Eric Arvada jelgersma