Chateau de Vieux Guinot
Saint-Emilion Grand-Cru, France
The vineyard is planted with 95% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc on Clay limestone soil. Planting density is around 5.500 vine plants per hectare. Organic fertilization is chosen for environmental care. Mechanical grape-picking. This Saint- Emilion Grand Cru wine has received good scores from various critics: the 2011 vintage was given a score of 90 by James Suckling.
Grape varieties: 70% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon
Tasting: Beautiful ruby color. In the nose, intensive and seductive, we taste the black cherry, smoky and toasted smells. On the palate we find the red fruits aromas, well bodied with a pleasant oaky feeling.
Companion: Game, roasts, grilled red meats or in a sauce, most cheeses.
Volume: 750 ml; Vintage: 2011