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Red wine 

Château d'Aiguilhe 2006

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RP  88
JMQ  15.25
JR  14.5
WS  88
B&D  88
The winery : Château d'Aiguilhe
Appellation: Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux (Cotes de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France)
Varietal(s): Cabernet Franc, Merlot
Price range :  17.00 - 24.99 €   
Other vintages: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
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Awards

Wine Spectator: 91
Revue du Vin de France: 15.5/20
Bettane & Desseauve: 15/20

About the winery

Château d'Aiguilhe is located on hills overlooking the Right Bank of the Dordogne River, on the border between the Côtes de Castillon and Saint-Emilion appellations.

This 110 hectare estate has 50 hectares of vines, which are planted exclusively on the upper part of the hills. The vineyard has excellent natural drainage and south-facing sun exposure.

The thin layer of clay-limestone and clay-silt topsoil covers a layer of rather meagre soil on a limestone substratum. This terroir provides wonderful hydric regulation all year round and, combined with vines an average of 28 years old, produces outstanding grapes.

The minerals in the clay-limestone soil account for a wine of both power and finesse in which the roundness of Merlot (80%) marries beautifully with the concentration and complexity of Cabernet Franc (20%). Although Château d'Aiguilhe has good ageing potential, it is nevertheless enjoyable 5 or 6 years after the vintage if decanted beforehand.

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2012
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2010
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2009
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