Chateau Ferrande Graves Rouge
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Impressive deep red colour. The bouquet exudes elegance through its well-ripened fruit and hints of woodiness. Strong silky tannins give it a feminine edge. A refined finish with length and balance.
|AWN Wine Style|
|AWN Wine Style||Medium Bodied Red|
|Short Tasting Notes||Hints of Wood. Silky Tannins. A Well-Priced Grand Cru.|
|Why AWN Pick This Wine||Nice estate, consistent quality affordable Grand Crus.|
|Recognitions||Gold – Concours de Marcon 90pts – James Suckling 16/20 – Jancis Robinson|
|Food Pairing||Garlic Green Beans, Mashes Potatoes, Mushrooms, Steak Frites|
|Varietal||Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot|
|VARIETAL - RED GRAPES||Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot|
Château Ferrande is situated in the village of Castressur Gironde, part of the Graves appellation, some 30 minutes from Bordeaux. Uniquely Charming.
- One of the great terroirs, unmistakeably ‘Graves’ in character, making for Red and white wines. Châteaux Castel’s only Bordeaux white
- A recognised terroir: Château Ferrande is a member of the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux
- Full of personality, with a distinctive yellow label
- An unusual Graves white, made using one of the appellation’s historic grape varieties, Sauvignon Gris. Ferrande Rouge is a Graves classic The Castel family acquired Château Ferrande in 1992, after 16 years of agricultural management.
- The name Ferrande has its roots in local history: at one time, the château was a staging post where horses were shod; the French word for this is ferrer.
- The manor house was rebuilt at the end of the 19th Century.