Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, FRANCE

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A region named after the charming, quaint historical town in Bordeaux, St-Émilion is situated on the right bank of Bordeaux. Saint-Emilion's fame is due to its wines but also to its historical and cultural inheritance. The walled hilltop village of St.Emilion itself, which has survived almost untouched from the Middle Ages, was classified as a World Heritage site by UNESCO.

St-Emilion's Merlot dominated wines are often less austere than their cousins of the Médoc region. Saint-Emilion wines are fully rich, fruity, elegant and velvety.

Le Château "La Rose Trimoulet", is an estate that has been in the family since 1836, is located almost a mile to the north of the medieval town of Saint-Emilion. It is a small estate of 5 hectares whose vineyard is split into three plots


Appearance: Deep red
Aroma: Intense fruit aromas, red and dark fruits, cooked red fruits along with truffles and toasted notes.
Taste: This wine represents the region very well. Round with elegance. Supple and feminine. Plenty of fruit, but strong body, full tannins.
Aging Potential: 10-15 years

Dish: Best suited with red meats: beef, lamb, veal. Game birds. Exciting with mushrooms.
Cheese: Cantal, Comté, Ossau-Iraty, Reblochon, Tomme de Savoie
Temperature: 17ºC.

Vintage: 2009
Varietal: Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol: 13%

2009 is a great vintage. Actually the Bordeaux region had gentle, gradual weather all through the summer and into the fall as well. The result is fully ripe, concentrated, intense wines with round tannins. It is truly one of the best vintages in a long time. The intensity of the wines makes them ideal for cellaring, while the round tannins allow the wines to be enjoyed young as well.

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