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Chateau Teyssier Les Asteries, Grand Cru 2016

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Chateau Teyssier Les Asteries, Grand Cru 2016

6 in stock

$401.00

6 in stock

Country: France
Region: Saint-Emilion, Bordeaux
Wine Style: Red - Smooth & Supple
Grape Varietal: 83% Merlot, 17% Cabernet Franc

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94
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96
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Description/ Tasting Notes

Deep garnet-purple colored, it charges forth with exuberant wild blueberries, raspberry preserves and baked plums scents with an undercurrent of espresso, chargrill, wood smoke and licorice. Full-bodied, firm and solidly constructed, it has a taut, grainy texture and bags of muscular black fruit, finishing on a lingering ferrous note.

Winery Info/ Brand



Château Teyssier is a Bordeaux wine producer from the appellation Saint-Émilion, whose grand vin is ranked Grand cru in the Classification of Saint-Émilion wine. The winery is located in the Right Bank of France's Bordeaux wine region in the commune of Vignonet, in the department Gironde.

In addition to its Grand vin Château Teyssier, the estate produces the "super-cuvées" Le Dôme, Vieux Château Mazerat, Les Astéries, Le Carré, Clos Nardian as single vineyard wines and the estate wine Château Laforge as well as the generic Bordeaux appellation line Pezat.

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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