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Producer: Château Lestrille CapmartinGrape Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon and MerlotOptimum Drinking: Within 10 yearsWine Style: Accessible claret and good food wineAlcohol by Volume: 13.5%Closure: Natural CorkCountry: France
A medium-bodied Bordeaux showing concentrated fruit aromas backed by delicate woody notes. In the mouth is has good freshness, while the structure shows high quality tannins. Nicely balanced, velvety and powerful.
At Château Lestrille, Estelle Roumage makes modern, fruit-driven wines. They use sustainable winegrowing practices to respect the balance of the soil as they believe the essence of winemaking lies in the vineyard itself. They vinify each plot on their 40 hectare property seperately with tailor-made precision. The Château is located at the northern point of the Entre-deux-Mers appellation in the small town of St. Germain du Puch between Libourne and Bordeaux.
Clay and silt
Lutte raisonnée - sustainable agriculture
Picking at maximum maturity. Fermentation in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. Aged for 12 months in French oak barrels. Bottled after 18 months.
Merlot 81%, Cabernet Sauvignon 19%
Try with roast red meats or steak.
Sommelier Wine Awards, Silver, 2015
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