2006 Chateau La Fleur du Casse

2006 Chateau La Fleur du Casse
    Price: $50.00
    Shipping Weight: 4.00 pounds
    Country: France
    Grapes: Merlot 90% Cabernet S 10%
    Region: Bordeaux
    Vintage: 2006
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    The town of St. Emilionis one of the greatest wine centers on the planet. Located on the Right Bank of Bordeaux's two great rivers, the Garonne and Dordogne, this medieval town provides an historical account of a region with its magnificent church and underground catacombs. St Emilion is also the region where wine critics believe Merlot proves its nobility. The sandy loam vineyards along the river provide some of the best "terroir" in the world for this famous grape. This Grand Cru from La Fleur du Cassis a prototypical example by sporting a deep red color with violet highlights and a heady nose of red cassis. Full and round on the palate with a surprising amount of tannin. Aged in new barrels for 14 months. Racking is carried out every two months to clarify the wine naturally. It is then fined with egg whites in the time-honored fashion before being bottled.Serving :Serve at about 16-18�C.Keep in cellar 10 � 15 years

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