Château Croque Michotte is another Grand Cru that has always been especially praised by knowledgeable wine lovers among the world. Close to top Saint-Emilion vineyards (Cheval Blanc, La Dominique), it has a wonderful terroir with the most perfect soils. Wine quality has always been outstanding in this organic estate. This 2011 is brillant, offering amazing flavours of ripe cherry and blackcurrant jam, cinnamon, cedar and underwood. Simply the most elegant wine we have come across for a long time.
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|Wine Characteristics||When & how to drink?|
Château Croque Michotte
Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé
Dry Red wine
25% Cabernet Franc
1% Cabernet Sauvignon
from now to 2020
1 hour before
Roasted or braised red meat, Matured cheese
Clay and limestone
50 years old
12 months in French oak barrels
|What experts say|
16/20 "Great success for this rich and complex wine, showing red and black fruits with empyreumatic and mineral notes. The palate is round and powerful, built on a nice balance, roundness and freshness. The tannins are melted and the finish, like the rest, is elegant."
Gold Medal at Concours de Bordeaux 2015
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