Saturday, 12 October 2013

TN : Chateau La Commanderie 2005, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, Bordeaux, France

This wine is a blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc. All of the grapes were harvested between the 19th and 28th September 2005. The yield was 35 hectolitres per hectare. Vatting was 21 days. The wine spent 18 months in barrels of which 50% were new. The wine was matured on its lees. The wine was bottled on the 5th April 2007. 30,000 bottles in total were produced.

Colour : Plummy red

Aroma : Plums, tobacco, cedar, blackcurrant

Taste : Blackberry, plums, cedar, tobacco, liqourice

Alcohol : 14%

Mark : C+

Website : Chateau La Commanderie

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