Vintage 2010

Region Bordeaux 

Appellation  St Emillion Grand Cru

Vine Age 45 Years

Varietals 80% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc

Soil Type Sandy, gravel soil from the Quaternary period.

Sizes Available 750 mL

Closure Cork

Food Pairing Red meat, hearty sauces or rich cheeses

Vinification Traditional vinification in concrete tanks, 12 months aging in new oak barrels

Tasting Notes Moderately dense very dark red with brick. The nose conveys the ripeness of the vintage and is just opening, revealing warmth and moderate substance. There is budding complexity: dark plummy fruit, balsamic accents, and a trace of barnyard. This Right Bank wine has a soft, polished feel in the mouth and is medium- to full-bodied with toasty and dusty notes in the finish. Well-integrated acidity and soft tannins become apparent at the end. This is a typical and satisfying Saint-Emilion with a somewhat old-school profile. The wine’s softness makes it approachable now, but it stands to develop until 2018/2020.  - RB

Chateau de Lescours