Château Bois de Rolland 'Cuvée Prestige' Bordeaux Supérieur 2014
Gold Medal winner at the Citadelles du Vin 2016, Château Bois de Rolland is situated just 17 kilometres from Saint Emilion, famous for its World Class wines like Château Angelus. The Cuvée Prestige benefits from the same clay and limestone soils, perfect for the Merlot grape to show its full potential and this Merlot dominant full bodied blend with delicate yet powerful tannins is drinking beautifully now.
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About the Producer
The property has a wonderful history and pedigree. Situated just 17 kilometres from Saint Emilion on the Coubeyrac plateau of clay and limestone – the blend that helps to express some of the finest wines in Bordeaux. The Marianist monks built some stunning buildings to use this terroir as a farm. The farmers were none other than the orphans of the region who were taken in to live, work and gain an education. The property became renowned for its vines, cereal production and cattle rearing. Now just a winery, the perfect exposure of a plateau with south facing vines upon ancient sedimentary soils allow the Geromin family to produce fabulous wines.
The first generation of the Geromin family to labour these soils put in back breaking hours of work to produce a fabulous expression of this wonderful terroir. They have now passed the baton to their 2 daughters. Audrey the eldest who learnt her trade at La Tour Blanche is now the winemaker, while her younger sister Marion is responsible for the distribution. Marion cut her teeth in distribution in Kuala Lumpur and worked in the Ribera del Duero region for 3 years.
50% Merlot, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon & 15% Cabernet Franc. Very deep garnet-red colour. On the nose ripened red fruits and spices with hints of oak. Concentrated forest fruits, the tannins are delicate and enjoyable in spite of their power.
Gold Medal - Citadelles du Vin 2016
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