Chateau Sainte Marie Bordeaux Superieur Vieilles Vignes

Country: 
France
Region: 
Bordeaux
Item code: 
FSM034
Vintage: 
2015
Bottle sizes: 
750 ML
Appellation: 
Bordeaux Superieur
Wine type: 
Red
Organic: 
Practicing
Chateau Sainte Marie
Varietals: 
Red Blend
Varietal notes: 
70% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon
Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc from vines planted in the 1970s. The vines are non-clonal, massal selection.
South-facing vineyard spanning two sunny hilltops, which are among the highest points in the Gironde region.
Silt, clay-limestone
The vineyard is farmed organically, yields are kept low, and grapes are all hand harvested, which is rare in the area.
Cool fermentation, skin maceration, stainless steel aging, and very light fining and filtering.
12 months in French oak (20% new)
8,333 cases
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