Generous and lush St-Emilion Grand Cru
Seductive nose of ripe black fruits with some floral notes. Medium to full bodied with flavours of plums, bramble, cedar and spice. Earthy and savoury with a lush texture across the palate
- Blend of Merlot (50%), Cabernet Franc (44%), Cabernet Sauvignon (6%)
- 40 year old vines
Food Pairing: Asian-style pork chops or steak and kidney pie
Cellaring: Now to 2030
STORY BEHIND THIS WINE
The château here is owned by the Manoncourts who also run the prestigious Premier Grand Cru Classé château Figeac. Powerhouses of the St. Émilion scene, they use the same team and know-how to manage the vines. As if that wasn't enough, the average age of the vines here are 40 years old. 2018 was a great vintage for this producer, so this wine really ticks a lot of boxes and represents outstanding value. Read more.