Located between Pauillac and Saint-Estèphe, the 28-hectare Château Puy Castera vineyard is owned by Alix Marès – a very dynamic young woman who is a fully qualified agronomic engineer following the traditional Médoc methods of wine-making. The winery was started in 1975 by Alix’s father Henri Marès who worked closely with oenologist Professor Emile Peynaud.
Rich deep garnet in colour with notes of spicy sweet cedar wood and raisined fruits.
A blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc, the wines are fermented separately in stainless steel vats to ensure the purity of the fruit, with regular pigeage of the cap to ensure good colour and tannin extraction. Prior to spending 12 months in French oak barrels. 13% vol.