Saint Emilion Grand Gru

Château Dominique

2010

Bordeaux

France

the northwest of Saint-Emilion, bordering the Pomerol appellation, are distinguished by their magnificent terroir. Surrounded by prestigious châteaux like Cheval Blanc, Figeac, La Conseillante, L’Evangile, this Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé is an exceptional property which judiciously combines the authenticity of an 18th century residence with the modernity of a new winery, designed by the eminent architect Jean Nouvel.
Production Area : 27 ha
Soil : Gravels on clay, limestone on clay,
brown soils with clay
Grape Varieties : 83% merlot - 15% cabernet franc -
2% cabernet sauvignon
Average age of the vines : 31 years
Density : 9 000 vines/ha
Pruning : Guyot simple and double.
The load being adapted to the vigour of each vine
Harvesting : Entirely hand-picked
from september 27th to october 18th
Winemaking : Stainless steel tronconic vats, thermo regulated
Ageing : 16 month : 60% new oak barrel
Yield : 33 hl/ha
Production : 104 000 bottles/year
Blend : 90% merlot - 10% cabernet franc

PRESS AND REVIEWS

Tim Atkin : 96/100
James Suckling : 94/100
Bettane & Desseauve : 18/20

Alcohol

750ml

Contents

1694

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