CHÂTEAU TOUR DU MOULIN
|Grapes||Cab Franc, Merlot, Cab Sauv|
|Sub-district||Fronsac & Canon Fronsac|
Like the 2015, there's real elegance in the delivery of this quite powerfully full wine which has plummy and cassis fruit topped off with tobacco and tea notes. Supple, silky and long. L&S (Feb 2020)
*Case price discount: Mix any 12 bottles (or 9l equivalent) of wine or 6 bottles of Champagne, Spirits, Sweet Wine or Fortified to get the 'case price' for each bottle.
Château Tour du Moulin
Château Tour du Moulin is an old estate, revived in 1987 by Josette Dupuch and her son Vincent. Vincent is a highly respected consultant oenologist who is well known for working at some of the biggest name Right Bank estates. (He's too discreet to say but it is suggested he is involved at Ausone and Petrus amongst others!) He is certainly a great friend of winemaker Denis Durantou of L'Eglise Clinet fame. At his 'home' estate Vincent is passionate about restoring Fronsac to the high acclaim it historically held. Since taking over the original 1 hectare property in 1987 he has been buying up the best plots of vines that he can find and his 28 different parcels now add up to 8.5 Hectares. All on a diverse array of soil types. He likes to think that terroir is paramount and that wines are really made in the vineyards, so place is crucial and this is a brilliant site. Techniques such as severe pruning, bud thinning, leaf thinning and green harvesting are all used to maximise the quality of the fruit he's growing and the results here are electric.
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- Private wine storage: we offer a full In Bond and Duty Paid private wine storage service - find out more here.
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