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Chateau La Fleur, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, 2016

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Chateau La Fleur, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, 2016

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3 in stock

Country: France
Region: Saint-Emilion, Bordeaux
Wine Style: Red - Smooth & Supple
Grape Varietal: 77% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc, 3% Cabernet Sauvignon

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Description/ Tasting Notes

Dark and winey, with a mix of well-focused black currant and boysenberry fruit, while graphite, anise, tobacco and ganache notes fill in through the finish. The ganache element echoes nicely.

Winery Info/ Brand



Upon becoming a part of the Dassault Wine Estate in 2002, best practices were put in place at Chateau La Fleur allowing this marvellous terroir to express itself at its true value thus raising it up to the level of the best Saint-Emilion classed growths. All the vineyard work, carried out with care throughout the year, is thought out and well-reasoned according to the potential of the vintage and the different plots. These efforts contribute to obtaining optimum and healthy ripeness in the grapes, which are essential guarantee in the creation of great wines that are respected of their terroir. 

Region Info/ Origin



Saint-Emilion is a charming medieval village located in the heart of the famous Bordeaux wine area. It is a unique site where world-famous wineries, beautiful architecture and great monuments can be found. The legend tells a story about a monk, Emilion, from Brittany who fled from his hometown in Vannes to seek refuge in the eighth century. Living the life of a hermit, he accomplished a few miracles and rapidly became famous in the region and even far beyond its border. Even after his death his followers carried on his legacy and even named the town after his name. From the ninth century to the 19th century, men had the will to mine the soil in order to standardise the whole architectural looking of not only the city of Saint-Emilion but also a few ones in the region (such as Right Banc Bordeaux).
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