A warm, complex nose, intermingling woody touches with black fruit. On the palate: a well-balanced, harmonious wine. The slight woodiness lends it body and enhances the finish with pleasant toasted notes.
The Mouty family began their Bordeaux adventure in 1924 when Donat Mouty bought Château du Barry. In 1964 his son, Noel, and his wife added her property, Domaine des Grands Ormes to the family estate. Château Tour Renaissance was acquired by Daniel and Francoise Mouty in 1982, Château Rambaud in 1986 and Château Grand Beauséjour, Pomerol between 1988 and 1992. Today their son Bertrand and his sister Sabine are in charge. Château Tour Renaissance is a 4 hectare property on gravelplanted to, 80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc.
VINEYARD AREA 2 ha 61 a 30 ca
SOIL TYPES Limestone clay soils
GRAPE VARIETIES Merlot 100 %
AVERAGE AGE OF THE GRAPEVINES 35 years
PRUNING Simple Guyot
VINIFICATION HARVEST Harvest by machine
TYPE OF VATS Cement, Stainless steel
AGEING 16 months in barrel, 50% new
ANNUAL AVERAGE PRODUCTION