The Chateau Erken in Terek Valley

The winery offers 11 different wines
Its wines get an average rating of 3.4.
It is ranked in the top 3 of the estates of Terek Valley.
It is located in Terek Valley

The Chateau Erken is one of the largest wineries in the world. It offers 11 wines for sale in of Terek Valley to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top Chateau Erken wines

Looking for the best Chateau Erken wines in Terek Valley among all the wines in the region? Check out our tops of the best red, white or effervescent Chateau Erken wines. Also find some food and wine pairings that may be suitable with the wines from this area. Learn more about the region and the Chateau Erken wines with technical and enological descriptions.

The top red wines of Chateau Erken

Food and wine pairings with a red wine of Chateau Erken

How Chateau Erken wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or game (deer, venison) such as recipes of braised beef with shallots, lamb stew with melting peppers or duck legs confit.

The best vintages in the red wines of Chateau Erken

  • 2008 With an average score of 3.30/5
  • 2014 With an average score of 2.92/5

The grape varieties most used in the red wines of Chateau Erken.

  • Merlot
  • Ancellotta
  • Pinot Noir
  • Cabernet Sauvignon

Discovering the wine region of Terek Valley

The wine region du Terek Valley in Russia. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Константин Дзитоев (Konstantin Dzitoev) or the Domaine Константин Дзитоев (Konstantin Dzitoev) produce mainly wines red, white and sparkling. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Terek Valley are Cabernet-Sauvignon, Merlot and Saperavi, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Terek Valley often reveals types of flavors of non oak, earth or oak and sometimes also flavors of spices, red fruit or black fruit.

We currently count 2 estates and châteaux in the of Terek Valley, producing 31 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Terek Valley go well with generally quite well with dishes of rich fish (salmon, tuna etc), shellfish or vegetarian.

The top white wines of Chateau Erken

Food and wine pairings with a white wine of Chateau Erken

How Chateau Erken wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of pork, rich fish (salmon, tuna etc) or vegetarian such as recipes of home-made coq au vin, salmon in a coarse salt crust or ham and comté quiche.

The best vintages in the white wines of Chateau Erken

  • 2008 With an average score of 3.80/5
  • 2014 With an average score of 3.62/5
  • 2015 With an average score of 3.20/5

The grape varieties most used in the white wines of Chateau Erken.

  • Chardonnay
  • Crystal
  • Riesling

Discover the grape variety: Merlot

Merlot noir is a grape variety that originated in France (Bordeaux). It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by small to medium sized bunches, and medium sized grapes. Merlot noir can be found in many vineyards: South West, Languedoc & Roussillon, Cognac, Bordeaux, Loire Valley, Armagnac, Burgundy, Jura, Champagne, Rhone Valley, Beaujolais, Provence & Corsica, Savoie & Bugey.

The top sweet wines of Chateau Erken

Food and wine pairings with a sweet wine of Chateau Erken

How Chateau Erken wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of pork, rich fish (salmon, tuna etc) or spicy food such as recipes of flamenkuche express, fresh salmon fillet en papillote or lamb tagine with prunes.

The best vintages in the sweet wines of Chateau Erken

  • 2011 With an average score of 4.10/5

The grape varieties most used in the sweet wines of Chateau Erken.

  • Riesling

The word of the wine: Destemming

Operation consisting in eliminating the vegetal part of the bunch supporting the berries, its maceration with the must giving a herbaceous taste to the wine.

Discover other wineries and winemakers neighboring the Chateau Erken

Planning a wine route in the of Terek Valley? Here are the wineries to visit and the winemakers to meet during your trip in search of wines similar to Chateau Erken.

Discover the grape variety: Pinot noir

Pinot noir is an important red grape variety in Burgundy and Champagne, and its reputation is well known! Great wines such as the Domaine de la Romanée Conti elaborate their wines from this famous grape variety, and make it a great variety. When properly vinified, pinot noit produces red wines of great finesse, with a wide range of aromas depending on its advancement (fruit, undergrowth, leather). it is also the only red grape variety authorized in Alsace. Pinot Noir is not easily cultivated beyond our borders, although it has enjoyed some success in Oregon, the United States, Australia and New Zealand.

News about Chateau Erken and wines from the region

Lirac & Tavel 2020: report and top-scoring wines

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Dom Pérignon Rosé 2008 released

For Dom Pérignon, 2008 marked a significant turning point for its Champagnes. It was the year when the two-part renovation of the red wine winery was completed as well as the culmination of learning from a period of experimentation with different tools and techniques from 2000 to 2005. Scroll down to see the tasting note and score for Dom Pérignon Rosé 2008 ‘It’s not even an evolution, but a revolution between 2000 and today,’ said Dom Pérignon chef de cave Vincent Chaperon. ‘W ...

At the heart of the terroirs of Mâcon-Azé

Sequence from the video « At the heart of the Mâcon terroir » which offer a stroll at the heart of the Mâcon terroir. It offers a focus on Mâcon-Azé, one of the 27 geographical denominations of the Mâcon appellation. Travel through the terroirs of the Mâcon appellation by watching the full video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GF20y1aBZh8 Both are available in French and English. Our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BourgogneWines​​ Twitter: https://twitter.com/BourgogneWines/​ ...

The word of the wine: Destemming

Operation consisting in eliminating the vegetal part of the bunch supporting the berries, its maceration with the must giving a herbaceous taste to the wine.