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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|Wine Characteristics||When & how to drink?|
Château La Croix des Ducs
AOC Montagne Saint-Emilion
Dry Red wine
20% Cabernet Franc
from now to 2019
1 hour before
Roasted lamb, mushroom risotto
Clay and limestone
30 years old
12 months in French oak barrels
|What experts say|
Silver Medal at Concours de Bordeaux 2014
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