Chateau Rauzan Segla - 2006 - Margaux - red - 750 ml
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Deep and intense color. The nose of this Margaux is complex, full of red and black fruits aromas with subtle mineral and spicy touches. This 2010 Château Rauzan Segla is wide, tender with plenty nuances. It truly reflects the strong identity of the Margaux appellation.
The historic Château Rauzan Ségla in the appellation of Margaux dates to the reign of Louis XIV. With renovation of the vineyard and careful attention paid to the soil and vines, the owners have revived this ancient Second Classified Growth and renewed the potential of this powerful wine.
The vineyard consists of 61% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc and a small percentage of Petit Verdot. This superb Margaux is typical of the appellation and offers a bouquet of violets, red fruits and subtle oak with elegant tannins.
Total Production:120,000 bottles
Average Age of Vines:35 years
Average Vineyard Altitude:The main vineyards are located near the château, very close to the village of Margaux, on the famous "Terrasse 4", a wide strip of gravels burried within a thin layer of clay.
Density:6600 to 10000 plants /ha
Sustainably Farmed:Since 2017, the château has adopted an organic approach. They only revert to sustainable growing methods when forced to do so. A "green thinking".
Harvest Method:Hand Harvest
Fermentation and Maceration:Maceration times, temperatures and pumping-over operations are tailored to each vat and are determined by tastings. Extraction is gentle to conserve the delicate, elegant fruit.
Malolactic Fermentation:When the wine has macerated long enough in the vat, the cap is pressed and collected in barrels.
Aging:In French oak barrels for 18 months (60% new)
Grape Varietal:Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot