Region / Appellation: Médoc Cru Bourgeois
Producer: Domaines Rollan de By
Grape Variety: 70% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc, 10% Petit Verdot
Alcohol Content: 13.5%
92/100, Die Welt Germany
90/100, Wine Enthusiast, Roger Voss
88/100, Gault & Millau
18/20, Weinwisser, René Gabriel
16.5/20, Jancis Robinson – Richard Hemming
2 étoiles, Guide Hachette 2016
Médaille d’or, Concours Général Agricole Paris 2014
Médaille d’argent, Decanter World Wine Awards
Aged for 18 months in tanks and oak barrels (95% French oak and 15% American oak), this Rollan de By Cru Bourgeois has a polished, forward, sweet and fresh personality. It exhibits attractive aromas of rich red fruits, juicy plum, blackberry, black cherries, sweet vanilla and oak. Medium to full body, excellent ripeness with integrated tannins and a spicy, long finish.
Pairs well with all types of classic meat dishes – veal, pork, beef, lamb, duck, game, roasted chicken, braised and grilled dishes.
About Château Rollan de By:
Château Rollan de By vineyards sit on 52ha of clayey chalky soils dating from the quaternary era.This vines are 35 years-old on average with a density of 6,500 to 10,000 plantsper hectare.