Saint-Émilion Grand Cru - Merlot and Cabernet Franc

Saint-Émilion Grand Cru - Merlot and Cabernet Franc

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This Grand Cru comes from a unique parcel located in the southern end of the Saint-Émilion appellation. The 12 months in wooden barrels give it a hint of vanilla and baking spices that blends perfectly with its nose of intoxicating dark purple fruits.

“LIGHT AND BALANCED, THIS SAINT-EMILION GRAND CRU IS A REMARKABLE FIND. IT IS OF EXCELLENT QUALITY WHILE ALSO BEING AFFORDABLE: A TRUE PLEASURE.”

Bernard Neveu, Head Sommelier of the Bristol - Restaurant Épicure (3 Michelin stars)

When you adopt your 6 vine plants that produce this Saint-Émilion Grand Cru, you will receive either 7 or 12 bottles: 1 or 6 bottles of the most recent vintage (2014), then at the end of the adoption year, 6 bottles of the following vintage (2015).

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INCLUDED WITH THE ADOPTION OF 6 INDIVIDUAL VINE PLANTS

 
 
 
 
 

Technical Sheet

Appellation

Saint-Émilion Grand Cru

Assemblage

90% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc

Elaboration

Natural fermentation with indigenous yeasts. Long maceration period of 21 days, 12 months in 50% new French oak. 

Certification

Certified High Value Environmental (Sustainable viticulture practices). 

Becoming Organic!

Tasting Advice

Charcuterie, steak, pork, savory cheeses like cheddar

This wine is made for you if...

You like to show off a Bordeaux from one of its most prestigious appellations. It can be served immediately or left to be aged in the cellar for several years.  

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Meet the winemaker!

Julien Sroka arrived as the winemaker of Château de la Cour in Jannuary 2019. He maintains the estate’s efforts towards sustainable viticulture practices. Beginning with the High Value Environmental certification in 2012, it is currently undergoing the complicated process of becoming organic. The work in the vineyards and at the winery is truly incredible and has been repeatedly recognized and rewarded.

 
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History of your parcel

The vineyard of Saint-Émilion Grand Cru of Château de la Cour is only a small 3.1 hectares. The more specific parcel of la Cabane is situated on the lowlands at the bottom of the majestic village of Saint-Émilion where its famous Bell Tower can be easily sighted. For several of the plantings of Merlot, the vines are over 50 years old. For exceptional vintages, this parcel is selected to make a special cuvee called Le Joyau.

Name: La Cabane • Appellation: Saint-Émilion Grand Cru • Varietal: Merlot • Parcel Size: 3.1 hectares • Type of Soil: Gravel-Sand