Château Les Pasquets
60% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Cabernet Franc
Jean Marie Maurer
The grandchildren of the Sahunet and Delugin families opted to specialize in viticulture in the middle of the 1970s creating Château Les Pasquets. The property is located in Daubèze in Gironde and is 62 acres (25 hectares).TERROIR & VINTAGE NOTES
Situated in the South West near the Atlantic, the Château it is crossed by the rivers Garonne and Dordogne and enjoys a temperate maritime climate. The clay and limestone soils along with the tide, which flows up both of the region's rivers, brings very specific characteristics to the wines.WINEMAKING
This wine is vinified to 80% according to the Bordeaux tradition and thermo-vinified for 20%. Merlot is fermented at 33°C and Cabernet at 30°C for 15 days. Thermo-vinification provides a nice fruity expression.TASTING NOTES
With its beautiful ruby red color and a sensual nose of strawberry, this wine is very elegant and well structured in mouth with supple tannins. It is best served with grilled meats, braised duck, roasted pork, pastas, pizzas, and/or cheeses.