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Château Les Cabannes, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, 2016

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Château Les Cabannes, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, 2016

Cabannes is a tiny 5 hectare estate bought by Canadian Peter Kjeilberg in 1997, now planted to 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc. The wine goes into 30% new oak (restrained by SEGC standards); and that shows in its approachability. Really... Read More

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Château Les Cabannes, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, 2016

ColourRed

RegionBordeaux

Sub RegionSaint-Emilion

GrowerChâteau Les Cabannes

Grape VarietyMerlot

Vintage2016

ABV14.5%

Bottle75cl

ClosureCork

CodeCAB216

Our Rating

Medium-Bodied

Light > Full

Merlot

Origins       

  • Bordeaux region. Known by 18thC
  • Now much more widely planted in Bordeaux than Cabernet Sauvignon

Characteristics   

  • Productive - high yielding …but early budding, so vulnerable to frost (e.g. 1956)
  • In comparison to Cabernet Sauvignon: higher sugars and appealing...
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Château Les Cabannes, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, 2016

Cabannes is a tiny 5 hectare estate bought by Canadian Peter Kjeilberg in 1997, now planted to 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc. The wine goes into 30% new oak (restrained by SEGC standards); and that shows in its approachability.

Really generous blackcurrant flavour, svelte and harmonious. Fine tannins. Ready - a perfect example of a ripe, modern-style right bank red. Now-2025

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