Château Fleur Haut Gaussens Grand Vin is the cuvée haute couture of the Château. From the best plots of the estate ; The blend is 1/3 Merlot, 1/3 Cabernet Franc, 1/3 Malbec.
2016, unexpected vintage. With very abundant rainfall from January to mid-June followed by 3 summer months without water enable a great blooming of the vines. In the beginning of September, the thunderstorm stopped the hydric stress on the vines and enabled the maturation of the grapes. We were patient, the maturation of the tannins took time and the first harvest started in October. The freshness of the night preserved the aromas and acidity of the berry.
The color is clear and of surprising purplish color, the nose reveals pure aromas and an unexpected finesse of slightly peppery violet and blackcurrant jam taking you straight back to childhood. Elegant, fine, pure, fresh and feminine, there are so many characteristics that harmonize perfectly within this wine beautiful structure, with melted, seductive and delicate tannins carry through to a long finish.