BORDEAUX ROUGE AOC
APPELLATION: Bordeaux AOC
AREA: Château Palene is located within the small village of Ladaux, situated in the heart of the Entre-Deux-Mers appellation of Bordeaux. Entre-Deux-Mers is the largest sub-region of Bordeaux with 1,500 hectares of vineyards, and is translated as “Between Two Seas.” Château Palene is indeed located between two bodies of water-the Garonne and the Dordogne-an area that has been cultivated by the Maubrac Guerin family for many years. The estate covers an area of over 50 hectares of vines which they have had possession of for more than a century. Today, it is one of the oldest Bordeaux estates in the region, and is managed by the family’s 4th generation of winemakers.
VINEYARD: 50% Merlot 40 % Cabernet Sauvignon 10% Cabernet Franc
AGEING: Skin maceration during the alcoholic fermentation, with temperature control
Ageing In steel tanks to keep the fruit upfront
TASTING NOTE: A wine spiced with beautiful delicate notes of berries. A lovely balance between tannins and aromas.