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SCEA CHATEAU CAILLIVET35 km (22 miles) south of Bordeaux in the Graves appellation, Château Caillivet overlooks the Garonne valley. Its 7.5 hectares (18.5 acres) of red wine grapes and 4 hectares (10 acres) of white are rationally cultivated. The estate has won many awards including Gold Medals at the 2014 and 2015 Concours de Bordeaux for its 2011 and 2012 reds respectively. We would be delighted to welcome you for a tasting in a friendly family setting.

Here is tasty Graves rouge 2012 (60% Merlot, 40% Cabernet-Sauvignon), matured out of barrels of oak, flexible and silky, with a powerful tannic structure, a pepper and black fruit bouquet, of a persistent and timbered final, which deserves to be waited to benefit from its potential.   The 2011 of color ruby, traditional mouth, frame supported, is rich and scented, with its round and ripe tannins, with the nose where intermingle with the ripe red fruit and spice notes, a wine structured, perfect on a rib steak in Bordelaise.   The 2010, with the notes of cherry and underwood, beautiful intense color, very balanced with the nose like in mouth, combining frame and roundness, complex, very persistent, of beautiful evolution. Graves rouge In 2012, complex, with black fruit flavors, spices, is a harmonious wine, of a nice color currant, traditional mouth.

COORDONNEES


Owner's name : Olivier Bourreau
Who's in charge :
Adress : Lieu-dit Caillivet 33210 Mazères
Phone : +33(0)5 56 76 23 19
Fax :
chateaucaillivet@vinsdusiecle.com
Top French Wines Site : www.topfrenchwines.com/chateaucaillivet
Personal website : www.chateau-caillivet.com



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Vintages in sale
2011 and 2012 in red, 2014 in white
Established
1997
Average annual
40 000 bottles
Surface
10 ha
Vine Age
9 years
Soil and exposure
Clay and gravel
Grape Variety
Merlot and Cabernet-Sauvignon in red, Sauvignon and Sémillon in white
Winemaking
For the wines white: encuvage with maceration to extract the most flavors, fast pressing to limit the oxidation of the juices, washing and standing fermentation Inox thermobabbited, and ageing on dregs. For the red wines: fermentations Inox thermobabbited, 2 to 3 reassemblies per day for a good extraction of the phenolic compounds, and according to the vintages ageing out of tanks or barrels of oak for 12 months (1/3 of new barrels, 1/3 of barrels of 1 year, 1/3 of 2 years old barrels)
Characteristics
Color: wrap garnet-red purplished, subdue, color of youth. Nose: flavors of fruits red, discrete wood. Balance in mouth: pleasant, delicate, of the matter, the fruit which fills up the mouth, with acidity and a note of wood, a powerful and sober wine
Wine and food pairing
Pot of rabbit to prunes, grilled beef, Cantal cheese
Prices
6 to 13.00 €

REFERENCES

References in France
Others references
Gold medal with the contest of Bordeaux 2014 for Fût de Chêne 2011; Gold medal with the contest of Bordeaux 2015 for Cuvée IN 2012. The fût de chêne 2012 is bronze medal with the contest of Bordeaux 2015 and gold medal with the world contest of Féminalise 2015. Tasted Newspaper, Gilbert & Gaillard, Guides Hachette, Dussert-Gerber
National and export sales (%)
France : 95 - Export : 5
Main trading partners
Belgium, the USA, China


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