Château Hyot 2014 – Côtes de Bordeaux Castillon
Varietal: 70% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon
Color – Intense color, ruby reflections, shiny.
Nose – Black fruit, blackberry, blackcurrant, blueberry with toasted notes.
Mouth – Authenticity of the terroir through the tannic structure and fruitiness of the wine. The nature of the sandy-gravelly soil acts as a flavor enhancer and is found in the minerality of this wine. Long and memorable finish
Rating– Wine Enthusiast: 91 Wine Spectator: 90 James Suckling: 90
** Fantastic Value
Château Hyot 2014
Côtes de Bordeaux Castillon
Wine Making: Average age of wines is 30 years. Soil: gravel, clay-siliceous Cultural methods: plot selection, stripping and yields are limited.
Vinification: traditional with a long maceration Maturation: 18-20 months in barrels of 1 wine. Bottled at the chateau
Château Hyot wine comes from vines located in the Côtes de Castillon on Bordeaux’s Right Bank. Winemaker Amélie Aubert cares for them with a meticulous attention to detail, allowing them to fully express this clay-gravel terroir in the final wine, a wine that combines sophisticated structure with admirable balance and freshness.