Château Franc Lartigue 2013 AOC Saint-Emilion grand cru
Deep red with blackcurrant and blackberry on the nose. The oak is still pronounced during the ageing process. The tannins are firm without being aggressive. Soft and pleasant on the finish. Medium ageing potential.
This domaine covers eight hectares of vines in the Saint-Emilion commune. An elegant and well-structured wine that can be kept for 10 to 15 years depending on the vintage.
An exceptionally fruity vintage that should be enjoyed before 2023.
Sand and gravel.
In the vineyard
Ploughing carried out on every other vine row using cover crops, no chemical weeding. Sustainable wine growing methods.
Following the harvest, the grapes are sorted by hand before going into vat. Traditional methods of vinification. Ageing takes place in 1/3 new oak barrels, 1/3 one-year oak barrels and 1/3 two-year oak barrels.
Merlot : 70 % Cabernet franc : 15 % Cabernet-sauvignon : 15 %
For optimum storage conditions, wines must be kept in a cool cellar at constant temperatures of 12°C to 17°C. Serve slightly cool at 17°C to 18°C, ideally open the bottle one hour before serving.
Sauce-based meat dishes, game, grilled meats, all cheeses, white meats.