Château La Commanderie – Cru Bourgeois

Château La Commanderie – Cru Bourgeois

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Product Description

Appellation Saint-Estèphe
Color Red
Grape Varieties 55% Merlot, 45% Cabernet Sauvignon
ABV (Alcohol By Volume) 13.5-14%
Bottle Size 75cl
Type of Soil Gravel with hardpan subsoil of which

Vinification

Wine making: traditional, in temperature-controlled tanks
Ageing: 12 months in oak barrels, of which a third are replaced each year
The barrel hall was recently renovated

Type Rich, smooth and concentrated wine with silky texture and lovely balance. Fruity and oaky aromas.
Service Temp 16-18°C
Food & Wine Pairing Red meat (Lamb), white meat (Turkey) , Cheese (Brie de Meaux)

Predominantly planted with Merlot, Château La Commanderie is a rich, smooth and concentrated wine, with a silky texture and lovely balance. The wine combines intense ripe fruit aromas in harmony with toasty oak, with a lingering, generous palate underpinned by soft tannins and offering impressive freshness on the finish.