Chateau Rauzan-Segla

Chateau Rauzan-Segla 2005

Red Wine

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Item# 1692-05

Product Ratings

James Suckling 97pt
Robert Parker 94pt
Wine Enthusiast 96pt
Wine Spectator 97pt

Vinification

Alcoholic fermentation: Alcoholic fermentations lasted 7 to 8 days. Soft "pigeage"
Pumping-over: twice a day, twice the volume of the vat
Temperature: 27.5°C maximum
Maceration: Turbopigeage in the best vats
Cuvaisons: (alcoholic fermentation + maceration) Merlot : 20 days Petit Verdot : 20 days Cabernet Sauvignon : 21 days Cabernet Franc : 19 days
Malolactic fermentation In vat, only a few wines had their malolactic fermentations in barrels
Ageing: 70 % new barrels for Chateau Rauzan-Segla - 15% new barrels for Segla