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Vieux Chantecaille, Saint-Emilion 2016

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Vieux Chantecaille, Saint-Emilion 2016

80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc, into 50% new oak. Mickael Moze-Berthon has only 1.25 hectares of land within the Saint-Emilion Grand Cru boundary, just across the road from the famed Pomerol property of Le Bon Pasteur, but as his cellar is... Read More

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Vieux Chantecaille, Saint-Emilion 2016

ColourRed

RegionBordeaux

Sub RegionSt Emilion

GrowerVieux Chantecaille

Grape VarietyMerlot & Cabernet Franc

Vintage2016

ABV14%

Bottle75cl

ClosureCork

CodeVCH116

Our Rating

Full Bodied

Light > Full

Mickael Moze-Berthon: Rocher-Gardat, Vieux Chantecaille and Gouprie, Bordeaux, France

Mickael Moze-Berthon makes wonderful wines, densely fruited and well-oaked, from no less than four estates, assembled over seven generations of family growers. His principal wine, is his Rocher-Gardat Montagne Saint-Emilion, from 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc grown on his seven hectares of vines on thinly-soiled, argilo-calcaire slopes. We sold many cases of his splendid 2010 and 2012...

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Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Francis a parent of Cabernet Sauvignon.

A cross of it with Sauvignon Blanc resulted in Cabernet Sauvignon. Cabernet Franc tends to be softer and has less tannins than Cabernet Sauvignon, although the two can be difficult to distinguish. Many of the red wines of the Loire are primarily Cabernet Franc.

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Vieux Chantecaille, Saint-Emilion 2016

80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc, into 50% new oak. Mickael Moze-Berthon has only 1.25 hectares of land within the Saint-Emilion Grand Cru boundary, just across the road from the famed Pomerol property of Le Bon Pasteur, but as his cellar is outside the limits of the St Emilion Grand Cru appellation (one of those arbitrary rules) he can only label it as Saint-Emilion - so he is effectively delivering wine from a Grand Cru terroir at a more modest price.

Surprisingly fresh red fruit - bright strawberry flavour, great energy. The freshness hides the excellent mass and concentration. This is always a bold and vigorous wine but it's more elegant than usual in this perfect Bordeaux vintage. Benefits from decanting. Now-2026

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