Chateau Suau Cadillac Rouge 2015 (Cotes de Bordeaux, France) - [WE 91]

Chateau Suau Cadillac Rouge 2015
(Cotes de Bordeaux, France) - [WE 91]


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The vineyard is situated in the Cotes de Bordeaux-Cadillac appellations, and encompasses 65 hectares. The vines, planted in gravel and clay "terroir", benefit from favorable south-south east facing slopes and plateaus.

Vineyard : Organic.
Density : 7000 feet/ha.
Vinification : Grapes are weighted, destemmed then sorted on a table in the cellar. Fermentation in thermo regulated stainless steel tanks. Ageing from beginning of November, after malolactic fermentation, in 100% French oak barrels (30% new oak) during 12 months.

Ageing Potential: 8 to 10 years

70% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Cabernet Franc

Tasting Notes

Opulent, fruity and ample in mouth, this wine is attractive both with its ripe fruits aromas melted with roasted hints as well as its nice structure and elegant, pleasant finish.


Ratings & Reviews


91 Points - Wine Enthusiast:
"This rich wine is already smoothly textured yet still has fine tannins that give aging potential. With its black fruit and acidity, it's ripe, smoky and likely to be very drinkable from 2020." - Roger Voss (December 2017)

Jeb Dunnuck:
"The 2015 Cadillac Cotes de Bordeaux is a step up in price and is 70% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 10% Cabernet Franc brought up in 30% new French oak. It’s a more serious, structured red and offers ample black cherry, licorice, and earthy notes, with plenty of background oak. Balanced, medium to full-bodied, and textured, give it a year and enjoy over the following 7-8." - Jeb Dunnuck (March 27th 2019)