Chateau Camensac 1986 - Haut-Medoc

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Camensac vineyard is located west of Saint-Julien, adjoining the north of Belgrave and southwest of La Tour Carnet. Upon the acquisition of the property by the Forner family in 1965, the area was replanted, the castle and the restored cellars. The vineyards cover hillsides magnificent gravelly composed essentially serious deep well drained. It is the quality of the terroir, combined with a reputation already established, which earned Camensac to be part of the famous 1855 classification this area however has never enjoyed great fame. Yet it produces fine wines, fruity and elegant. Moreover, it proves sufficiently tannic in the best vintages to have an aging potential of a good ten years.

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SKU R654
Color Red
Bottle Size 0.75 L
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Haut-Médoc
Alcohol 12.50
Main grape Cabernet Sauvignon
Grapes 60% Cabernet Sauvignon 40% Merlot
Maturing Barrique
When to drink N/A
Vintage 1986
Vintage Description

An exceptional vintage in quantity and quality. The perfectly ripe grapes, including Cabernet Sauvignon, contributed to the production of wines of phenomenal power, with unlimited aging potential. The red wines are proving extremely rich and have an impressive tannic structure. The great wines of the Medoc and Graves are majestic and can compete with the best vintages of the century as 1982, 1961 or 1929 1982. The dry whites have an incredible length. In absolute wealth, sweet wines are unforgettable.