Tour des Gendres

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  • South-West
  • Red
  • Unit
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Tour des Gendres

This wine has a classic style in which the Malbec provides a spicy touch and the Merlot confers its usual roundness, providing freshness and flavour on the palate. Very good value for money.

Notes :
  • Bettane + Desseauve 15/20
  • Gerbelle et Maurange 15/20
Noté 4.0/5 by 1 clients

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Wine characteristics

  • Vintage : Tour des Gendres
  • Year : 2014
  • Appellation : Bergerac
  • Colour : Red
  • Grape types : 60 % Merlot, 40 % Malbec
  • Soil : chalky-clay
  • Harvest : manual
  • Type of viticulture : organic
  • Contenance : 75cl

Tasting - Cellaring

  • Appearance : purplish-blue
  • Nose : spices, red and black fruit
  • Mouth : rounded and spicy
  • Serving temperature : 14-16 °C
  • Cellaring : 3 to 5 years
  • Drink from : 2016
  • Winemaking process : long fermentation for 20 days
  • Maturation : in stainless steel vats


  • Food-matching : rib steak, beef stew

Experts reviews :

  • Bettane + Desseauve

    Rated wine : 15/20
  • Gerbelle et Maurange

    Rated wine : 15/20

Domain :

The whole family works on this 55-hectare estate that has been converted to organic cultivation, covering a wide variety of terroirs. Luc de Conti gets the best out of them by selecting plots that give his wines a marked character.

Customer survey :

  • Note and opinion ofGeorges L Published on 2017-02-11

    Belle robe brillante pas très profonde, fruits rouges et épices, la bouche est ronde, tonique avec beaucoup de fraicheur - février 2017

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    Appellation :

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    A very mixed region with a host of small appellations, making it difficult to find a common thread. In fact, the South-West has every style of wine there is, often unusual and offering good value for money.

    It is also like an open-air vine museum on account of the many ancient grape types that are only found in this region these days (more than a hundred of them). They all deliver rustic wines with a good dose of the traditional, all the more so as they go remarkably well with the local cuisine, which has gained its own reputation.

    There’s no point in looking for any coherence in terms of climate or geology – it would be a waste of time!

    Bringing together the many pieces of this giant puzzle, we arrive at a total planted area of around 50,000 hectares and production of approximately 1,600,000 hl.

    There are 25 AOC. The best-known include Bergerac, Cahors, Madiran and Jurançon, which produces magnificent dry and sweet whites.

    The main grape types used are: for reds, malbec, tannat, fer servadou, négrette and duras. For whites, there are petit manseng, gros manseng, colombard, len de l’el (‘far from the eye’ in the local dialect) and mauzac.

    Recent vintages

    • 2011: abundant production with high alcohol levels and low acidity. The reds will be ready to drink soon. The whites are full-bodied and expressive.
    • 2012: a late, varied vintage. The reds are low in tannin and should be drunk soon. Great dry Jurançons.
    • 2013: very successful white wines with plenty of freshness. A more difficult year for reds, although they could reveal some good surprises.
    • 2014: paradox of the vintage: whites for racking and reds to be drunk young. The former are sophisticated and dense, while the latter are lighter and fruity. Magnificent sweet wines that combine sugar and acidity.

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