Chateau Lescours Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2018

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Alcohol: 14%

Grape(s):  80% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc

Localization: Saint Emilion, Bordeaux, France

Tasting Notes: This vintage is richly endowed with black fruits and ripe tannins. It has weight, layers of wood aging, acidity that plays with the smoky berry flavors and a rounded aftertaste. The estate dates back to the 14th century, although vines were not planted until the 19th. 

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

Food pairing: Red meat, hearty sauces or rich cheeses

The Domain: Chateau de Lescours was originally built in 1341 by a squire of King Edward III. Today the estate is stewarded by Pierre Chariol, a dynamic 5th generation winemaker and passionate naturalist. The 18-acre estate is surrounded by a deep moat and set in the midst of a 100-acre forest, creating a unique microclimate.

An HVE (High Environmental Value) certification highlights a commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainable practices. Monsieur Chariol leans on the traditional grapes of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc to create classic Grand Cru Bordeaux blends. The harmony of this synergistic blend brings a consistent balance of power, finesse, and concentration.