EXCELLENCE CLOS DES MENUTS – 2012

$73.70

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Description


Appellation

SAINT EMILION GRAND CRU

Vintage

2012

Grapes

85% Merlot; 10% Cabernet Sauvignon; 5% Cabernet Franc

Owners

Jean-Pierre & Philippe Rivière

Consultant

Stephane Derenoncourt

Location

Saint-Emilion.

Area

5 Ha

Soil

Clayey limestone and sandy clay with subsoil hardpan. Cultivation and Ageing Integrated viticulture, thinning out of the leaves done by hand, green harvest. Malolactic fermentation into French oak barrels Vinification in thermo-regulated concrete vats. Ageing in barrels (Up to 18 months).

Tasting

This Saint-Emilion is an absolute treat with its subtle mixture of Merlot and Cabernet. L’Excellence Clos des Menuts is a well-balanced, fruity good keeping wine, with subtle tannins. Harmonious, it has a beautiful nose of ripe grapes, with an elegant touch of wood, red fruit and cherry aromas.

Serving Suggestions

It goes marvellously well with all meats, game and cheese.

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