Cheval Quancard, Chateau de Terrefort-Quancard, 64% Merlot - 36% Cabernet Sauvignon, Bordeaux Superieur AC, 2016, Bordeaux rouge
|Article:||2016 Chateau de Terrefort-Quancard Bordeaux Superieur AC Cheval Quancard|
|Growing area:||The commune of Cubzac-les-Ponts, 20 km north-east of Bordeaux.|
|Category:||Red wine, dry|
|Classification:||Appelation Bordeaux Superieur Contrôlée|
|Grape variety:||64% Merlot, 36% Cabernet Sauvignon|
|Drink recommendation:||Ideal with red meat, roast lamb, lamb fillet in pastry, a Bordeaux-style sirloin steak, or hard cheeses.|
|Awards:||88 points - Wine Enthusiast, 2019
90 points - James Suckling, 2019
Storage potential:This wine which can be immediately enjoyed will reach its peak approx. 2024/2026.
The origins of Château de Terrefort-Quancard go back into the mists of time. Part of the building dates from before the 16th century. It has been owned by the Quancard family since 1891. The Château de Terrefort-Quancard, situated on the highest point of the hillside of the commune of Cubzac-les-Ponts, looks out over the Dordogne, between the Côtes de Bourg and the Côtes de Fronsac. The vines of the Château, straddling the famous « 45th parallel », benefit from a moderately warm, humid climate, with masses of sunshine and moderate winters. This ideal conditions make it possible to create wines of extraordinary quality .
|Country of origin:||France|
|Address:||La Mouline 4, rue du Carbouney BP 36 - 33565 CARBON BLANC CEDEX France|