Vignobles gonfrier

  • Odyssea

Odyssea

Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux

Odyssea is a signature of Vignobles Gonfrier. Odyssea wines are the reflection of an ancient viticultural savoir-faire, with simple and precise practices, entirely vinified in oak barrels. Odyssea wines are racy, with a long aging potential.

Our philosophy is guided by the search for excellence. 

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A.O.C. : Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux


Vintage : 2020


District : Langoiran


Vineyard surface area : 2 hectares


Terroir : Clayey-limestone slopes and clayey-gravelly slopes


Grape varieties : 70% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon


Average vine age : 35 years


Viticulture : Traditional Bordeaux-style vine training, with two canes and a flat arch. Controlled grassing-down of the vine rows and mechanical working of the soil, to improve the soils’ vitality and biodiversity. Manual “green harvesting”, for a homogeneous distribution and proper aeration of the grape bunches.

Sustainable farming methods are applied to the entire vineyard, which
enjoys HVE3 (“High Environmental Value”) and Terra Vitis certification.


Vinification : The Merlot upon calcosol soils were harvested on 23rd September, 2020 and the Cabernet Sauvignon upon rendosol soils were harvested on 30th September, 2020. This wine was vinified in whole bunches in new and one year old barrels.


Ageing : 16 months in French oak barrels in our underground cellar. (1/3 of new oak barrels).


Tasting notes :
It is a wine of great complexity, which can travel through time. Bright purple color, the nose is fresh and complex, the palate is tasty, mineral and vibrant.
This wine was bottled on 28th April, 2022.


Limited Edition : 3500 bottles of 75cl, 900 magnums, 90 double-magnums were produced.


Medals & Awards : 

2018 Vintage

  • Wine Enthusiast : 92 PTS
  • Jeb Dunnuck : 91 PTS

2020 Vintage

  • Wine Enthusiast : 90 PTS