Since 1616, Château Marquis d'Alesme has tended to an exceptional terroir in the heart of the Bordeaux region. Combining exoticism and classicism, Château Marquis d'Alesme is a land of culture and passion that produces fine Margaux wines.
Château Marquis d'Alesme manages a 15-hectare vineyard in a plot-by-plot manner. The vineyard, like a garden, is managed with the umost care thanks to the craftsmanship of the château's team. The vines are 40 years old on average and are planted on clay-limestone, silica-gravel and silica-marl soils.
The vinification and ageing
Hand-picked, the grapes are rigorously sorted in the vineyard and in the cellar. Vinification is carried out in 80 hl truncated wooden and stainless steel vats. Malolactic fermentation in barrels. Aged in French oak barrels (65% new, 35% first-fill barrels) of which 3 months on lees.
Cabernet Sauvignon (60%)
Cabernet franc (7%)
Petit verdot (3%).
A beautiful inky colour with subtle blue highlights.
Rich and complex, the nose blends black fruit fragrances with liquorice and smoky notes.
A lively attack precedes a powerful palate with ripe and elegant tannins.
This Margaux red wine can be kept in the cellar until 2048, enabling it to reveal its full aromatic range.
The 2015 Marquis d'Alesme Becker is composed of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot. It has a deep garnet-purple color and a broody, earthy/meaty nose over a core of crushed black currants, plum preserves and blackberry pie with hints of Indian spices and potpourri. The medium to full-bodied mouth displays a great core of rich black fruit flavors and a firm frame of ripe tannins plus seamless acid with a long, earthy finish.