La Salle de Chateau Poujeaux, Moulis en Médoc, 2012
This wine is the second label of the famous Château Poujeaux in Moulis en Médoc appellation.
La Salle de Chateau Poujeaux is made mainly from fruit grown on young vines that are just beginning to produce. But it also benefits from grapes from selected older vines.
Grape Variety: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot
Tasting Notes: At first, a dark and beautiful red robe. Then, the nose is fine, Elegant and expressive with hints of cassis and cherry. At Last the mouth is full of flesh. Overall the tannins are well structured.
Moulis en Medoc appellation
First, Moulis-en-Médoc is a small village in the Haut-Médoc district of Bordeaux in southwest France. Then, it gives its name to the Moulis appellation, which covers red wines produced mostly from Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.
To qualify for the AOC Moulis title, wines must be made from grapes grown in specific plots in the parishes of Arcins, Avensan, Castelnau, Cussac, Lamarque and Listrac. The total vineyard area of the appellation covers approximately 600 hectares (1480 acres).
Moulis wine style and characteristics
Moulis en medoc wines are Complex with rich, varied bouquets. They are elegant, robust, and round with supple tannins that provide a lovely and a velvety texture.