Chateau Argadens, Bordeaux Superieur
- Bordeaux, France
- Chateau Argadens
- Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc
An excellent Claret from the Maison Sichel stable of Bordeaux and is also hard to beat for value in Bordeaux. A blend 0f 63% Merlot, 32% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Cabernet Franc with 12 to 14 month spent in oak, 25% of which is new oak. This wine won the Gold medal at the Concours de Bordeaux competition in 2015.
A classic Bordeaux nose of deep, concentrated Blackcurrent fruit and leathery spice. The palate is generous and complex giving delicious, dark, bramble fruit, tobacco and cloves with gentle hints of vanilla oak and soft, ripe tannins.
Chateau Argadens is a 13th Century Chateau located in the Southern Gironde and has been owned by the Sichel family since 2002. Chateau Argadens farms with a high enphasis on environmental sustainability and was one of the first Chateaux in Bordeaux to obtain the ISO 14001 certificate, an international reference standard for environmental protection. As well as this they have obtained the Agriculture Raisonnée quaity label for integrated farming and HVE 3, the certificate for high environmental value. This attention to protecting the land shows heavily in the quality of their grapes and wines.
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