Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

£23.50

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Producer: Chateau La Croix Chantecaille
Vintage: 2013
Alcohol: 12.5%

Colour: Dark Ruby
Nose: Cassis, Plums
Palate: Blackberry, Herbs

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Description

Chateau la Croix Chantecaille is located just a stone’s throw away from the fabled vineyards of Chateau Petrus and Cheval Blanc. The estate is owned by Anne Carole Angle and comprises of a mere 8.5 hectares of vines while the winemaking duties fall to Jean-Philippe Fort from the Michel Rolland stable. This plummy red is a blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc and is aged in new oak barrels for 12 months.

TASTING NOTES

A dark ruby in colour. On the nose, notes of chocolate, cassis, plums, and tobacco. On the palate, medium-full bodied with medium acidity and soft tannins. The finish is lingering with further black fruit notes with a herbaceous edge.

FOOD PAIRINGS

Great with entrecote a la Bordelaise, veal kidneys with cepes mushrooms, or roast leg of goat with garlic
and sorrel

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