Château La Croix des Ducs 2013 - Montagne Saint-Emilion


Montagne Saint-Emilion is the largest Satellite with over 200 growers, producing structured and round red wines. The terroir is the same as in Saint-Emilion - they are only separated by a small river - and wines are therefore quite similar. Château La Croix des Ducs has been in the same family since the 1970's, the vineyard and winemaking techniques were modernised recently with increasing attention to the environment and improving quality. Showing concentrated aromas of black fruit, it is a well-balanced wine with round tannins. The ideal entry-level bottle to start discovering the region.

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Producer
Vintage
Appellation
Region
Type
Grapes
Château La Croix des Ducs
2013
AOC Montagne Saint-Emilion
Bordeaux
Dry Red wine
80% Merlot
20% Cabernet Franc
 
Drink
Open
Serve
Food
from now to 2019
1 hour before
17°C
Roasted lamb, mushroom risotto
mature cheese
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 OakOak Scale Red Wine 
Soil
Vineyard
Vines
Harvest
Alcohol
Ageing
Clay and limestone
20 hectares
30 years old
Mechanical
13%
12 months in French oak barrels
 FruitComplexity Scale Red Wine
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Silver Medal at Concours de Bordeaux 2014

 

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Château La Croix des Ducs 2013 - Montagne Saint-Emilion

Château La Croix des Ducs 2013 - Montagne Saint-Emilion

Montagne Saint-Emilion is the largest Satellite with over 200 growers, producing structured and round red wines. The terroir is the same as in Saint-Emilion - they are only separated by a small river - and wines are therefore quite similar. Château La Croix des Ducs has been in the same family since the 1970's, the vineyard and winemaking techniques were modernised recently with increasing attention to the environment and improving quality. Showing concentrated aromas of black fruit, it is a well-balanced wine with round tannins. The ideal entry-level bottle to start discovering the region.

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