Saint-Émilion Grand Cru

Winery: Château La Croix Cantenac
Region:
Bordeaux
Locale:
Saint-Émilion Grand Cru, France
Appellation: Saint-Émilion Grand Cru
Designation: AOC

Site: Saint-Émilion Grand Cru; chalk and clay soils.

Grapes: 80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. Partially hand harvested.

Fermentation and Aging: Vinification is fairly standard, with a three week vatting period, and ageing is carried out in oak. The barrels come from a variety of different cooperages; they are all French medium-toast and one third are renewed each year.

Pairing: 

 

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