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Clos du la Cure St. Emilion 2010 Grand Cru 13.5% 75cl

£21.99
Gift Case
N/A
Region
Bordeaux
Strength
13.5%
Vintage
2010
Country
France
Grape
Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Style
Full bodied red
Type
Red

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Description

This complex wine is opaque in colour and shows aromas of sweet blackcurrant leaf and a hint of cedar on the nose. Superb structure with solid, tight tannins and a long satisfying finish.



Producer Details

Clos de la Cure is a beautiful walled 6 hectare vineyard with the same soil structure as Chateau Cheval Blanc. It is situated near the old church of St. Christophe-des-Bardes, on the St. Emilion plateau - and is owned by the Bouyer-Arteau family.



In the Vineyard

The vineyard has gravel and clay soil with a proportion of iron-rich deposits.

In the Winery

90 - 100% destemming (so sometimes fermented with a few stems left on for extra tannin), the grapes are left on the skins for three weeks during vinification. Ageing for 15 - 18 months in oak.



Grapes: Merlot 75%, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon
Clos du la Cure St. Emilion 2010 Grand Cru 13.5% 75cl

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