Wine Chateau Cardinal Villemaurine, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru AOC
Reviews of purchase Chateau Cardinal Villemaurine, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru AOC
Wine red and burgundy.
Soft, fresh wine with a well balanced, complex flavor with ripe velvety tannins and a long finish with notes of black cherry.
Thin fruit-spicy aroma of the wine is complemented floral shades.
The wine should be served to the cold meats and hot meat dishes, aged cheeses and poultry.
Dry red wine Cardinal de Villemaurine, 2008 is made from three varieties of red grapes grown in the vineyard in Grand Cru St. Emilion appellasone. Vineyard soils - clay and limestone, rich in gravel, which serves natural drainage. Age of vines - 35 years. The area of vineyards, which are grown Merlot and Cabernet Franc, is only five hectares. The yield is kept low. Grapes are harvested by hand in small boxes. After fermentation, the wine is aged in oak casks for 16-24 months.
Paul Carr is very passionate about what he likes and is able to talk for hours about the merits of their terroir - one of the most famous in the world - and the intricacies of winemaking. At Chateau has a unique and tiny (just two hectares), separately enclosed vineyard ("Claw"), which is located directly in front of the Chateau, where applicable organic growing methods. Land is not treated tractor and horse harnessed to a plow. Plowing plow does not seal the surface layers, and regular soil aeration allows thrive microbiological environment, which results in a healthy grapes. The winery uses classic techniques of winemaking: the gravitational pumping must, wine and natural lighting, etc. In addition to fine wines, Chateau Cardinal Vilmorin famous astounding ancient labyrinth of underground cellars, entangling castle, which are carved out of solid rock.