Region: Bordeaux, Haut Médoc, France
Appellation: Haut-Médoc A.O.C.
Area / density: 10ha, 10.000–8.800 plants/ha
Terroir: clay-limestone, sandy, gravelly
Grape variety: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Average age of the vines: 25 years
Cultivation method: Sustainable cultivation, regular tillage, pruning, leaf removal
Harvesting: selective hand harvesting, optimal sorting system, peristaltic pump.
Traditional vinification in concrete and stainless steel vats, temperature control, delestage twice a day, pouring in barrels after malolactic fermentation.
Aging: in French oak barrels for 18 months, 15% of which are new.
Bottled at the Château
Château Gugès is nestled in the heart of the wine-growing region Médoc, in a building erected in 1785. Here cuvée confidentielle, full-bodied and velvety, balanced between traditions and openness to the world is produced. If you find the strength to be patient, you will be rewarded!
Food and wine pairings
White meat in sauce, terrine and foie gras, puff pastry.
Aging potential: 8 – 10 years
Serving temperature: 16°C – 18°C