Saint-Emilion Grand Cru 2012

Appellation: Saint- Emilion Composition: 90% Merlot,7% Cabernet Franc,3% Cabernet Sauvignon Aging: Ageing is for 12 months. Tasting Notes: The deep coloured purple with still purple lights. A mix of blackcurrant and vanilla aromas lifted by a fresh note of aniseed. An opulent, well-balanced wine with layers of rich black fruit flavours and a long mineral finish that is silky smooth. This wine will continue to improve for 12 to 15 years. Soil: Limestone-clay on the "côtes" and deep-lying sand on the "pieds de côtes". Avg Age of Vines: Vines have an average age of 40years. Vinification: Grapes are picked by hand and machine, but manually sorted after destemming. The vinification is a traditional with three gentle pumping overs per day and with one or two rack and returns carried out during the period of fermentation. Total time in vat is between 3 to 4 weeks Awards: 2013 Gilbert & Gaillard Guide - Gold Medal

2012 Brussels Wine Competition - Silver Medal

2012 Decanter World Wide Wines - Bronze Medal