These wines donated by Letensky Zamecek for the Charity Gala are ‘so fine’ we thought you would like to see their tasting notes. Watch out for them in the Live Auction on the night.
Marquis de Calon 2009, Case of Bordeaux
The second wine of the Medoc’s most northerly classed growth, Château Calon-Ségur, this approachable Saint-Estèphe is a great introduction to the Grand Vin. The estate’s vineyards cover 74 hectares of
land located to the north of the village of Saint-Estèphe, and grow on 5 metre deep gravel beds mixed with varying amounts of sand, limestone and clay. The grapes were picked by hand, and then fermented for 21 days. Prior to bottling the wine was aged for 18 months in French oak barrels.
New vineyard 1st vintage – Romanian grape Feteasca Neagra 100%, 14.5% vol. alc.Letenske sady 341, Prague 170 00, Czech Republic (Praha 7) 00420233378200
The grapes are hand-picked, then carefully selected on sorting tables.
Barrels: the wine was aged for about 10 months, 50% one year old, 50% two years old French oak.
Taste: Feteasca Neagra, the most valuable Romanian grape, grown between the villages of Aliman and Rasova, is a structured, intense and rich wine with aromas of red fruits, ripe apricots and prunes.
Long and delicious taste with cherry,coffee and sweet spices in the after taste.