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Clos Puy Arnaud
Clos Puy Arnaud 2009
Côtes de Castillon - A.O.C.
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  • Unit - 37.5 cl
  • Wooden case of 24 - 37.5 cl
  • Unit - 75cl
  • Wooden case of 12 - 75 cl
CHF 19.90
Unit - 37.5 cl
CHF 477.60
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CHF 36.90
Unit - 75cl
CHF 442.80
Wooden case of 12 - 75 cl
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Grape variety Merlot
Cabernet Franc
Cabernet Sauvignon
Soil Layer of the hardest type of limestone
biodynamics
Ageing 7 months in barrels and then 12 months in cement vats
Production 29'000 bottles

Description

Vineyards : The « terroir » is distinctive, 80% of the estate being on the plateau, characterised by a thin layer of the hardest type of limestone known locally as « calcaire à astéries ». The remaining 20% is situated on the slopes below the plateau. Altitude is between 75 and 100 meters with a remarkable orientation, very good ventilation and day long luminosity. The vineyard viticulture is both organic (AB Label) and biodynamic (Biodyvin and Demeter Labels).

Vinification : The transfer of intact fruit into the vats is achieved solely by gravity. Maceration and pre fermentation is achieved at low temperatures by introducing an inert gas into the vats (vats : 50% wood, 50 % cement). Fermentation is undertaken by the use of indigenous yeasts and temperature is controlled to less than 25°C. The wine is matured for approximately 7 months in barrels (25% new wood, 75% barrels of 1 and 2 years old) and then 12 months in cement vats.

Press briefings

17/20

La Revue du Vin de France

90/100

Jeff Leve, The Wine Cellar Insider

92/100

Andreas Larsson

Markus del Monego

Tasting

« Attractive purity on the nose, mineral with dark berries, plum and liquorice, dense and firm palate with very pleasing dark fruit, quite soft tannins and supple structure, good freshness and a very long aftertaste, some spicy notes on the finish, fairly complex and elegant. »

Tasted - Andreas Larsson

« Dark purple red with violet hue and black centre. Intense and well concentrated nose, ripe fruit. On the palate sweet attack but rather dry and firm tannins. »

Tasted - Markus del Monego

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