Didier Michaud owner of Château Planquette makes this this rare natural wine from Bordeaux on the same terroir as in Saint Esthepe and in the same quality as a lot of Grands Crus Classés, Still young so patience will be rewarded, keep it in your cellar or drink now decanted a few hours before serving
Region: Vin de France, Northern Médoc, Bordeaux
Millésime: 2018 only (7562) bottles produced, 2018 will be the last vintage by Didier Michaud! unfortunately because of health reasons he had to stop his activities, we wish him all the best to get better.
Grape variety and soil: 48% Cabernet Sauvignon, 48% Merlot, 4 % Petit Verdot 1,7 hectares in total Soil, clay sand and gravels from the Medoc
Taste: Still very young! full bodied powerful wine with a lot of pure red and black fruits like cassis and black berries, complex and layered, great balance and well integrated oak and freshness, and fine high quality tannin’s, long after taste
Wine pairing: Red meats, game, stews, duck, old or ripenend cheeses,
Serving Temperature: 16 -17c, big sized red wine glass type Bordeaux. decant in a caraf half a day in advance, best from 2022 untill at least 2030+
Vinification: Natural vinification. Maturation on old oak barriques 225 litres for 12 or 24 months depending on the Vintage, local yeasts No sulfites added, and almost no sulfite total, 2018 <1mg/l total alcohol content 15%
Culture: Organic label AB
Mentioned in the Glou Guide as a Grand Cru Classé but than natural, and like George Clooney, but only for drinking.