Chateau d`ArsacAll products from this vendor
Chateau d'Arsac is one of Medoc's oldest estates, dating back almost 1,000 years to the 12th century. The former castle was destroyed during the French Revolution. The current castle was built in the 1830s. The property is named after the commune of Arsac, where the vineyards are located. It can be said that the modern era of Chateau d'Arsac begins in 1986, when the large property was bought by Philip Roux. When the purchase was completed, Philip Roux began an extensive renovation and modernization of the Chateau d'Arsac.
Cabernet SauvignonAll products from this varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon wines shows a strong body, high acidity and high levels of tannins. A bouquet is very intensive, with black berries and spices. Very often these wines has great aging potential.
The wines for the Margaux appellation can be described as the most elegant and feminine in the Médoc region. The soil here is very porous and has good water drainage which is one of the factors that make these wines soft and silky. It is important to avoid the bad harvest years because wines form these years can be watery. Alongside the aroma of black currant Margaux wines are known for the notes of violets and exquisite perfume. Young wines are introvert at first and reveal their elegant aromas and silky taste only with time.
Bordeaux wines are considered to be the most prestige and renowned in the world. The region is mainly known for its dry red wines made from Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot grapes, and one can almost always find the word Château (French for „castle”) on Bordeaux wine labels. In order to understand the style of wine most desirable for your taste, it is recommended to try different samples from the Left as well as the Right Bank of The Gironde. Both banks differ not only with different soil, but also with the share of specific wines. There are several classifications in Bordeaux but the main one, introduced in 1855, hasn’t changed since and still impacts wine prices nowadays. A few years later, in 1936, an alternative classification system - Crus Bourgeois - was established. Bordeaux is known for a commerce praxis called en primeur - it means that a buyer can purchase wines immediately after harvest and prior to production for a substantially lower price, thus obtaining the opportunity to sell them for a larger profit later in the future. Bordeaux wines can be described as big, complex and with a strong character, but very friendly at the same time so that each and every wine lover could find something tasty and suitable for a great wine night.