Château Brande Bergere
Cuvée O'Byrne (2011)
Château Brande Bergère is located North of Saint-Emilion on a hill with gravelly soil on clayish subsoil. It is one of the highest points in Gironde, overlooking the Dronne valley for over 25 miles. The vineyard of Brande Bergère has been cultivated since the 18th century, and in the 19th century, it was given the AOC “Nord Saint Emilion”.
The nose is elegant with subtle notes of ripe fruits, blueberry, blackcurrant. Ample and round attack; beautiful structure with silky and suave tannin.
Grape varieties: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc
Region: Bordeaux, France
Appellation: Bordeaux Supérieur
Vintage year: 2011
Alcohol by volume: 13.0%
Decanter World Wine Awards, 2016: Bronze
Los Angeles International Wine Competition, 2015: Silver