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  • Château Roquebrune

Château Roquebrune

Bordeaux rouge

Château Roquebrune is located in the Cénac village, one of the northest area of the Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux appellation. The Château was named « Roquebrune » during the 18th Century after its distinctive soils composed of high density limestone and well-drained brown clay located upon the slopes. 


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A.O.C.: Bordeaux rouge


District: Cénac


Vineyard surface area: 10 hectares


Terroir: Clayey-gravelly slopes


Grape varieties: 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot and 5% Malbec


Average vine age: 20 years


Viticulture : Traditional Bordeaux-style vine training, with two canes and a flat arch. Controlled grassing-down of the vine rows or mechanical working of the soil, to improve the soils’ vitality and biodiversity. Manual “green pruning” , for a homogeneous distribution and proper aeration of the grape bunches. Mechanical grape harvesting.
Sustainable farming methods are applied to the entire vineyard, which enjoys Haute Valeur Environnementale (“High Environmental Value”) certification.


Vinification: Destemming, crushing and vatting. Cold pre-fermentation maceration during 72 hours, to delicately extract colour and fruitiness. Fermentation and maceration in stainless-steel, temperature-controlled tanks during 20 days on average.


Ageing: 6 months in oak barrels.


Tasting notes:
A powerful wine with a strong color. Ripe fruit notes with spices.
The ageing in barrels refines the tannins and gives them a silky and elegant character.
Agrees with red meats. Its character allows it to accompany dishes more spicy.


Medals & Awards:

Vintage 2016

  • James Suckling: 90 PTS 

Vintage 2017

  • James Suckling: 88 PTS