Chateau de Chambert 2000 - Cahors
For more than three centuries that the vines of Chateau de Chambert occupy the finest vineyards of the high slopes of Cahors Malbec produce wines that feast kings, popes and tsars. Today the estate covers 60 hectares are worked in biodynamics - certification launched in 2009 - and which applied the principles of organic and viticulture since 2001. At its head: Philippe Lejeune, helped by Stéphane Derenoncourt. Together they seek, as stated on their website, to continue a tradition of 10 centuries in which man puts the purest expression of terroir in the bottle. And terroir, in the Cahors appellation, the malbec that expresses. It represents 90% of the area of the vineyard with the merlot for the rest. Winemaking is thought to get fine wines and high quality: the grapes are sorted, de-stemmed and vinified by plots, no added yeast or sugar, microbubbles, among other acts and practices. With 45 tanks that can store 10 000 hectoliters, the winery is the largest of the appellation. It is a more modern too, because it's computer that are managed the humidity and temperature of the premises. The cellars are also remarkable, with 800 breeding barrels and over 300 000 bottles including older vintages.
|Bottle Size||0.75 L|
|When to drink||2008-2020|