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Château La Croizille 2008

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Château La Croizille 2008

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Market Price  ¥9,700

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Tasting Notes:

This great wine which is almost as black as printer’s ink has an overwhelming nose of black fruit with a roasted touch; it is rich, complex and juicy and impresses by its harmony between the large, but supple texture, the fine tannins and the intense and pleasant flavours.

Will age well into 8 to 15 years.

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Saint-Emilion Grand Cru
Southerly oriented slopes of the calcareous clay plateau of Saint-Emilion
5 hectares, from which 1,5 ha for the first wine, Château La Croizille

20hl/ha 35 years on average, with some very old vines

6 600 vines/hectare
40 to 60 Hectolitres

Short pruning, grassing down between the rows, defoliation, green harvest, hand-picking with hand sorting of the
grapes in the vineyard.

Traditional winemaking after complete destemming, 3-5 weeks’maceration with temperature control by watering or heating.

During approximately 18 months and exclusively in new oak barrels (originating from the Allier, with average or medium + toast)

Château La Croizille has already been discovered and rewarded by Guide Hachette, Guide Gilbert et Gaillard and at the International Wine Challenge 2002.

Appellation    Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

Alcohol    12.5%

Varietal Grapes    70% Merlot 30% Cabernet-Sauvignon

Vintage    2008

Bottle Size    750 ml

Customer Reviews

RobertR - Deep dark juicy red Bordeaux.
4.4
(Posted on 2/12/2015)
This has a nose of black fruit with a roasted touch; it is rich, complex and juicy and impresses by its harmony between the large, but supple texture, the fine tannins and the intense and pleasant flavours.
Goes excellent with grilled steaks, veal, lamb, teppan, yakiniku and spicy foods.

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