Chateau d'Arsac is a cru bourgeois from the Margaux appellation. The blend is 72% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 28% Merlot. The vineyard is 54 hectares and planted on a terroir of gravel and brown soil and a sandy-clay sub-soil. The wine is aged in exclusively oak barrels, one-third of which are new, for 12 months. Bottling is scheduled for spring 2018.
Chateau D'Arsac 2016 reveals a profound red, almost black colour. The nose presents generous aromas of ripe red fruit, combined with hints of forest floor. The attack is fresh and fruity in the mouth, with dense and well-balanced tannins. The finish is long and slightly woody.