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Saint-Émilion AOP 1er Cru Classé - Château La Gaffelière
Bilberry, Blackberry, black currant and mineral

Saint-Émilion AOP 1er Cru Classé - Château La Gaffelière

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2017
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In the glass, the Saint-Émilion 1er Cru Classé from Château La Gaffelière shows a bright purple color. At the edge, there is also a color transition to garnet red. If you give it some air in the glass by swirling, you can perceive a perfect balance in this red wine, because it does not stand out on the glass walls either watery or syrupy or liqueur-like. This French cuvée shows wonderfully expressive notes of blackberries and black currants in the glass. These are joined by hints of mineral and blueberry.

The Château La Gaffelière Saint-Émilion 1er Cru Classé presents itself to the wine enthusiast wonderfully dry. This red wine is never coarse or meager, but round and smooth. On the tongue, this balanced red wine is characterized by an incredibly silky texture. The final of this mature red wine from the wine-growing region of Bordeaux, more precisely from Saint-Emilion, finally thrilled with considerable reverberation. The finish is also accompanied by mineral facets of the soils dominated by clay and limestone.

Vinification of the Saint-Émilion 1er Cru Classé from Château La Gaffelière

This balanced red wine from France is vinified from the Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grape varieties. The grapes grow under optimal conditions in Bordeaux. The vines here dig their roots deep into soils of limestone and clay. Obviously, the Saint-Émilion 1er Cru Classé is also determined by climatic and stylistic factors Saint-Emilion. This French wine can literally be described as an Old World wine that is extraordinarily impressive. When perfectly ripe, the grapes for Saint-Emilion 1er Cru Classé are harvested exclusively by hand without the use of punishing and less selective full harvesters. After the harvest, the grapes arrive at the winery by the fastest route. Here they are selected and carefully broken up. Fermentation follows in small wood at controlled temperatures. The vinification is followed by aging for several months on the fine lees before the wine is finally bottled.

Recommended food for Château La Gaffelière Saint-Émilion 1er Cru Classé

Enjoy this red wine from France ideally tempered at 15 - 18 ° C as a companion to Boeuf Bourguignon, cod with cucumber-mustard vegetables or vegetable couscous with beef meatballs.

Awards for the Saint-Emilion 1er Cru Classé from Château La Gaffelière

This wine from Saint-Emilion does not only inspire us, no also well-known wine evaluators awarded it with 90 points and more. Among the ratings are for the vintage 2017

  • Wine Advocate - Robert M. Parker - 97 points

Hard facts

Product type:
Type of Wine:
Red wine
Wine colour:
Red
Taste:
Occasion and theme:
Romantic Dinner , Christmas , winter wine
Country:
France
Cultivation area:
Bordeaux (FR)
Sub-region:
Saint-Emilion (FR)
Maturation:
small barrel
Finishing details:
French Oak , Barrique 225 l
Maturation time in mon.:
15
Quality Classification & Rating:
AOP Appellation d’Origine Protégée , Premier Cru
Awards:
Wine Advocate - Robert M. Parker - 97 Punkte
Soils & Special layers:
Lime , clay
Harvesting method:
Handpicked
Aroma:
Bilberry , Blackberry , black currant , mineral
Mouthfeel/ Texture:
silky
Reverberation / Finish:
long
Style:
Old World , classic
Optimal serving temperature in °C:
15 - 18
Food Pairing:
dark food , bright, hearty dishes
Suitable wine glas:
Bordeaux glass
Bottle size in l:
0,75
Bottle Design & Features:
Bordeaux Style , classic
Closure:
Cork
Alcohol % ABV:
14
Allergens and ingredients:
contains sulfites and sulfur dioxide
Distributor:
Château La Gaffelière - BP 65 - 33330 Saint-Émillion - France
Item.-nr:
70011-FR-RW-BL-1268-17
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