château du parc - grand cru (2015)

château du parc - grand cru (2015)

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Wine Estate
The 5.5 hectare Saint Emilion Grand Cru vineyard of Chateau du Parc has two terroirs. Their vineyards to the south are mostly sand and gravel based soils. When you travel north, their better terroir is more clay and limestone soils, typical of the Saint Emilion appellation. The Right Bank vineyard is planted to 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc. The vines are on average 25 years of age.

Varietals
80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc

Tasting Notes
Moderate oak on the nose, with licorice, black cherry and cocoa to help mellow out the strong espresso notes. Round, plush and forward, with a sweet, black raspberry, dark plum and espresso finish.