Ageing; Aged in oak
Structure; Full bodied
Food pairing ideas; Slow cooked shoulder of lamb
Description; Château Lamothe-Cissac exhibit a dark ruby colour. The wine displays a large spectrum of aromas: notes of red (blackcurrant) and jammy fruits associated with soft spices and subtle vanilla . Well-balanced palate with soft tanins and a very delicate finish.
Producer Profile; Chateau Lamothe-Cissac was purchased by Gabriel Fabre in 1964 and undertook the complete replanting and re building of the entire site. His son, Vincent took over in 1991 and currently manages the 33 hectare vineyard located partly in the commune of Cissac, which sits near Pauillac and partly on the Vertheuil plateau, which it shares with Saint- Estephe, where the vines enjoy gravel soil with clay-limestone on top.