Château Chantemerle Médoc AOC Cru Bourgeois 2016 13.5% vol.

Grape varieties:
60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot, 3% Petit Verdot and 2% Cabernet Franc

Independent winemaker, Frédéric Cruchon manages this family property of 30 hectares north of Saint Estèphe in the commune of Bégadan. The soil is composed of gravel on a clay-limestone substrate. The average age of the vines is 30 years.

Winemaking

Gravelly and clay-limestone soil. Aged in oak barrels for 12 months.

Tasting notes

The nose is aromatic and offers a fine concentration/intensity as well as a little freshness. It reveals notes of black cherry, cassis and slight hints of liquorice associated with touches of ripe wild strawberry, violet as well as slight hints of nutmeg / spices. The palate is fruity, mineral, balanced and offers a fine tension, juiciness, freshness as well as a tangy/juicy structure. On the palate this wine expresses notes of fleshy/juicy cherry, fleshy/juicy blackberry and slight notes of fleshy/juicy blackcurrant associated with small touches of blueberry, lily, slight hints of liquorice as well as discreet hints of cedar and spices. The tannins are well managed.

Pairing recommendation

Accompanies perfectly a fillet of beef with sauce marchand.

Country of production

France

Alcohol content

13.5%

Volume

0.75L

Manufacturer

Château Chantemerle

Colour

Red

Region

Bordeaux, Médoc

Denomination of origin

Médoc AOC

Grape varieties

Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot

Allergens

Sulfites

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