Castel Vieilh La Salle, Rouge
Organic

Castel Vieilh La Salle, Rouge - NV

Item # 42627 750mL
$29.96/ Single Bottle
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Color
Red
Vintage
NV
Country
Region

Production Methods

Organic

Organic

Biodynamic

Wine made from grapes grown organically using natural composting techniques and special preparations of herbal sprays while following the astronomical calendar.


Tasting Notes

A gorgeous red Bordeaux made by blending the fruit of two vintages, 2014 and 2013. The vines are located near the Entre-Deux-Mers region and is planted to Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. No sulphur was added to this wine and it's made by the formidable Jaumain family.


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