Arbo – Côtes de Bordeaux Malbec
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Arbo - Côtes de Bordeaux Malbec

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The estate has been in the family for five generations. Sister / Brother Margaux and Dorian are currently in charge of the organically farmed 51 hectare property divided up into two appellations: Francs Côtes de Bordeaux and Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux (10 hectare in red). Both of them are located on the Right Bank in the very eastern edge of the hilly Bordeaux wine region, near Saint Emilion. The terroir is composed of sub-soil made up of fossil-rich limestone covered with limestone molasse called «molasses d’Agenais». The siblings have created a realm of biodiversity, with regenerative agriculture, agroforestry, winter weed management with a local shepherd,  and protection to the local fauna (find here a study about bats involvement in pest control). The estate is certified HVE 3.

Organic - 90% malbec and 10% merlot rooted in a south west facing limestone and clay terroir. Hand harvested. Indigenous yeasts. Three week maceration/fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Aged 10 months in tanks.

A rare 90% Malbec wine in Bordeaux, this is dense, structured and packed with ripe tannins. The strong framework to the black fruits need to soften, as does the rustic edge.
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Country France
Sub-Category: Bordeaux
Market BC
Product Category: Red wine
Producer: Famille Arbo
SKU BC: 132939
Case format: 12 bottles
Volume: 750ml

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