2010

2009

Embellie 2010 AOC Saint-Emilion grand cru

Lovely dark hue, intense, complex and slightly toasted on the nose. Smoothness and elegance on the palate.

The wine

A powerful, atypical and exceptional wine, well worth trying. Annual production of 2,000 bottles, only made in the best years. Best enjoyed within the next 15 years.

The vintage

An outstanding year, preferably drink before 2025.

Terroir

Sand and gravel.

In the vineyard

Ploughing carried out on every other vine row using cover crops, no chemical weeding. Sustainable wine growing methods.

Winemaking

Harvested by hand and sorted before going into vat. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in new barrels made by 4 different coopers. Ageing in French oak barrels for 18 months.

Cépages

Merlot : 100 %

Serving tips

Harvested by hand and sorted before going into vat. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in new barrels made by 4 different coopers. Ageing in French oak barrels for 18 months.

Food pairing

Sauce-based meat dishes, game, grilled meats, all cheeses, white meats.