Saint-Émilion

Color

Grape varieties

Soil

Center: limestone plateau surrounded by chalky soils with a clay-loam texture. Northwest: sandy layer on top of rather clay-like soils.

South: lighter soils formed by alluvial gravel and sand closer to the Dordogne valley

Surface area

1,171 ha

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Aromas

Wild strawberry and currant followed by sweet spices, vanilla, leather, and smoke notes

Taste

Can be powerful and concentrated as well as refined and delicate. Typically generous, warm, and round with body and solid but velvety tannic structure

Aging potential

  • 5 - 30 years

Serving temperature

    59-62.6° F
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