2015 Chateau De la Cour 2015 St Emilion Grand Cru

2015 Chateau De la Cour 2015 St Emilion Grand Cru


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From the outstanding 2015 vintage, this stunning wine won a Silver Medal at the Paris World Wine Awards and is crisp and bright with an intense redcolour. It has fresh red fruit aromas with a touch of spice and is full and fruity with a well balanced structure and a discreet woody finish. Drink now – 2040. Terroir Vineyard size 6,5 hectares…Soils Gravelly and sandy, on a clay base…Grape varieties 92% Merlot and 8% Cabernet Franc…Average vine age 44 years old for Merlot and 28 for Cabernet Franc Viticulture & Production Planting density 6 700 vines/ha…Tasks during the green period Disbudding/Leaf thinning/Green harvesting…Yield 44 Hl/ha…Type of harvest Hand and mechanical…Type of management Sustainable growing, no herbicides and natural grass cover…European standard High Environmental Value Vinification & Ageing Picking Manual sorting with quality as an objective…Vinification Natural fermentation (indigenous yeast)…Long maceration (25 days)…Ageing 12 months in French oak barrels (50% new)…Blending After selection of the best batches…Bottling At the Château by our own team…Production 17 000 bottles This vintage wine is shipped in a silk lined wooden presentation box with four wine accessories (corkscrew, wine pourer, drip stopper & wine thermometer) [worth £17.99] at no extra cost and now includes a free gift card with your personal message and tasting and storage notes.