[Create a wine, while no. 5 quality ratings] and also by Hugh Johnson 3 star ★ ★ ★ stars! The ability to match Chateau in third grade! Has a sense of stability, even when drinking delicious! A charming wine!
1855 ratings at the time of 5 luxury Chateau is unremitting efforts by the end of the demonstrates ratings more than ability. Now that rival Chateau grade 3 and also rumored to be cast. In most vintage cantemerle, early drinking and aging is possible is the charm. Young is a charming fruity. Impressive taste of vanilla from the oak barrels. On the other hand over and completely different and very elegant, young charms is felt. Like mature adult women in sleek and smooth. This is the cantemerle!
Middle Ages, the Château cantemerle was a fortress on the banks of the Médoc 1 km away from the Chateau to protect one single. There was already Lord of cantemerle in 1147, according to historical documents, proves that. Began making wine in this region remains in 1354, Lord of cantemerle records was paying "tax of one-tenth of the harvest" and "one barrel of wine".
Then've ownership to the owners for generations, but since the 16th century, became the main business in the Domaine of cantemerle of viticulture development. In the 17th century and cantemerle House became dominate from Chateau gironvil, Mohican, and Soave.
1643, cantumell Lord Louis ' younger brother lived in Soave castle there named Château cantemerle, to grape-growing in earnest.
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To hold Paris Exposition in 1855, Napoleon III richness of France to show to the world. Suggested that the Bordeaux Chamber of Commerce and industry and to prepare the wine's rating for the broker's Association filed the list of 68 red wine and stock list of 21 white wine, divided into fifth grade classes and three below it by the price of the wine.
However, cantemerle's name listed first on the original list, then finally "cantemerle, villenuve, dull for women, the Makah" and added that cantemerle from credit ratings had been taken away.
I didn't know the price because it is bypassing the Bordeaux middlemen cantemerle was directly negotiated with the buyer of the Netherlands.
However, that was well received in the Netherlands, making the town wine cantemerle in reality no doubt. Remains is classified in the fifth grade at the same time other Chateau wine than really high prices had traded the books submitted to the Union and accepted requests for additions to the list.
9/1855, still during the Expo, cantemerle is grade 5 can be added to the list as a class. This is the first in the history list has been changed, second in 1973, [Mouton-Rothschild: when you upgraded to grade 1 class, just that this example is not only two a.
During the World Expo of 1867, evaluated the quality wine of Château cantemerle, has been awarded the silver medal.
1879-on the verge of 1887, the Chateau phylloxera with the annual production capacity of up to half. Still recording was compared and Santa steff, Pauillac and St Julien damage was enormous, yet less confusion in 1884 1 Chateau in Pauillac [Lafite-Rothschild] than cantemerle wines are overpriced traded.
But in 1892, the Château was sold to Dubos House villenuve de dull for House lasted for 300 years rule was to end.
Théophile Dubos became a buyer that had Dubos Frères cantemerle grape growers and Union Deputy of the MEDOC Cru classes at the same time, and in 1914 sold to middlemen. After his death, his son Pierre and Bernal cantemerle until 1923 joint heirs and, then only Pierre became the owner. Pulled in the wine section of some grapes between the wars began in 1930, not only about 25 ha cultivated since 1945, continues until 1981. And in the same year, the Château was sold to mutual aid Association of construction and the Ministry of construction.
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A measly Makah village just South in a lovely Château cantemerle. In a deep wooded along the famous route No. 2 (the main road through the MEDOC from Bordeaux) Park, the history of wine making dates back to the late 16th century. Most from this century long dub home is owned by and the adorably fragrance, this Chateau made famous as a wine of elegant fabrics of this family. However, due to financial difficulties and family infighting cantemerle popped up in 1980.
In 1970, this Chateau is rough but remains, which had escaped its impact since 1975 some vintage. Revamped cantemerle cellar, Chai (wine warehouse), and Chateau, built tasting room introduced a new wine cellar, brewing equipment and facilities, such as. And it was particularly important that made a serious commitment to quality.
Before 1980 had pretty much what disadvantage of lack of smell of many vintage old oak and fruit flavors per bottle variation. The finest of wines ranging from change management to today in 1983 as 1989. Bet increases, centuries-old vineyards were replanted significantly to further improve quality. Characteristics of cantemerle style is glamorous, intense bouquet with rich, supple fruit flavours.
It will not think that proportion of relatively light upland soils with high Merlot, never a blockbuster like wine. Best works cantemerle is decided, some of the precocious type there are aromatic, and have impeccable appeal among the young. However, despite the high expectations have been placed, do not make the past 10 years, in 1989 and in 1983 as outstanding wine cantemerle.
Cantemerle, when in 1989 a mysterious, in 1983, and in 1961, such as producing a show again? What happened, recovered fully after a slump in the 1970s and 1980s, this Chateau is not. Exceptional wine is well made, but is not. Generally suitable for their ratings. However, readers (unfortunately it rarely is) a great success by drawing attention to and good will. Be worth diverting attention to work to level 3. From the whole and have interesting price-quality ratio.
Average annual production: 350000 books
Area: 87 ha
Average age: 25 years
Planting time: 10000 books
Average yield: 55hl/ha
Training: fermentation is what a lot of the best wood and concrete tank, the rest in stainless steel tanks.
Fermentation temperature is constant, but the Merlot is between 26 and 28 ° C, Cabernet, Petit Verdot is 30-32 ° C 28-30 ° C.
Maceration is a minimum 22 ° C in 30 days. Yield only (Merlot) 20% new barrels in the malolactic.
40% new oak aging is 12 months. Racking is three times at 12 ° C. I don't do light fining if necessary, filtered.
Grape varieties: 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot and 3% Cabernet franc
Owner: SMABTP (mutual insurance company)