52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 48% Merlot from Haut-Medoc, Bordeaux, France.
At the gateway to the Médoc, in Ludon, Château d'Agassac displays a certain non-conformity. It is owned by Groupama but is managed by Jean-Luc Zell who, within the space of a few years, has performed miracles.
ABOUT: Beyond the various differences which define each particular vintage, this wine has certain constant characteristics. It is made up of 52% Cabernet Sauvignon and 48% Merlot: it has character, charm, finesse, exquisite pleasure and aromatic persistence. Dense, always very mature, Château d'Agassac delights us with its purity and elegance.
TASTING NOTES: Deep, Garnet Red, almost Black, w/ Violet reflections. Fine perfume of Blackcurrant and Leather, with a hint of dusty corners. A dark, grippy style, with Velvety texture, and mouth-filling notes of Blackberries, Cassis, Cranberry and Roasted Fig, laced with Maduro Tobacco, Black Pepper, Cinnamon, Forest Undergrowth, and a strong Iron mineral edge. The finish is long and complex, with hints of Eucalyptus and Camphor.
FOOD PAIRING: The red wine of Chateau d'Agassac is best served with all types of classic meat dishes, Veal, Pork, Beef, Lamb, Duck, Game, Roast Chicken, Roasted, Braised, and Grilled dishes. Chateau d'Agassac is also a perfect match with Asian dishes, hearty Fish courses like Tuna, Mushrooms, and Pasta, as well as Cheese.
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