Empereur Bordeaux

$29.99a bottle

Dark red in colour, the Empereur Bordeaux has complex flavours dominated by notes of fresh red fruit with delicate peppery notes. The mouthfeel is pleasant thanks to the balance that is felt between the sweetness of ripe fruit and crisp condensed tannins.


Grape varieties

50% Merlot; 50% Cabernet Sauvignon

Terrain

Clay and Limestone

Age of vines

30 years old

Winemaking

Done separately by vines and thermo-regulated.

Maceration of the grape skins in the juice continues a few days after the end of the alcoholic fermentation at an elevated temperature about 35°C.

This treatment enriches the wine structure by increasing the extraction of tannins contained in the skin.

Aging

6 months in aging tank, then the wine is filtrated before bottling, which takes place exclusively at the winemaker's chateau. 

Pairing

Served at a temperature around 14 ° C, this wine will appreciate during the meal of red or white meat.

VarietyMerlot Cabernet Sauvignon
AwardsGold: 2014 vintage
RegionBordeaux
CountryFrance
Vintage2015
ABV12.5%
Bottle Size750ml
ClosureCork
Food MatchServed at a temperature around 14 ° C, this wine will appreciate during the meal of red or white meat.
$359.88
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