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For the second wine of Château Grand Corbin Despagne, we picked the 2009, a great vintage that is definitely ready to drink today. It is a wine of pleasure before everything else, with fresh fruit aromas and little tannins. Nothing too complicated, just a tasty Saint-Emilion Grand Cru which should suite anyone, anywhere.
|Wine Characteristics||When & how to drink?|
Domain: Château Grand Corbin Despagne
Classification: Grand Cru
Grape(s): Merlot (70%), Cabernet Franc (30%)
Drink from now to 2018
Open 1 hour before
Serve at 16-18°C
Grilled ribeye steak and roasted potatoes
Soil: Clay and sand.
Age of vines: 22 years old
Yield: 40 to 45 hl/ha
Maturing: 12 months in oak barrels for 50% of the wine
|What experts say|
14 - "A supple wine, with a pure fruit, very nice to drink now."
"The Petit Corbin-Despagne 2009, quite interesting for its minerality that brings some finesse, is mentioned in the 2013 Guide."
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