Château Pillebois Tradition 2012 AOC Côtes de Bordeaux Castillon

Fruity wine with aromas of blackberry and blackcurrant. Smooth and silky on the palate.

The wine

Family domaine situated on the fine gravel soils of Saint Magne de Castillon. A soft, fruity wine to suit all occasions.

The vintage

A good year, low yields, preferably drink before 2018.

Terroir

Sand and gravel.

In the vineyard

Ploughing carried out on every other vine row using cover crops, no chemical weeding. Sustainable wine growing methods.

Winemaking

Following the harvest, the grapes are sorted by hand before going into vat. Traditional vinification in vats.

Cépages

Merlot : 75 % Cabernet : 25 %

Serving tips

For optimum storage conditions, wines must be kept in a cool cellar at constant temperatures of 12°C to 17°C. Serve slightly cool at 17°C to 18°C, ideally open the bottle one hour before serving.

Food pairing

Country buffet, barbecues, charcuterie, red and white meats, poultry, mild and medium flavoured cheeses.