Country of origin: France

Château Chante Alouette, St. Emilion Grand Cru

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Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 75cl 2016

TASTING NOTES: Powerful, with ripe intense fruits, exploding to give great concentration of dark fruit, graphite & toastiness; finishing very long. Situated next to the famous estates of Pavie & la Gaffeliere, old vines produce extremely concentrated & lengthy wine, A wine to sing about?

FOOD MATCH: A dinner party wine to enjoy with classic red meat dishes.

WINE RATING: 94 Points - Exceptional Significantly better than others in its class

The best rated wine in the Food and Wine Magazine. See what the wine experts had to say:

Wine Editor of Ireland's Food and Wine Magazine Raymond Blake's review:
"Some class here with a hint of Bordeaux savour, well balanced, plenty of body but not heavy, good length"

Niamh Boylan's Review:
"Gorgeous naughty nose, lots of style, multi layered, smooth with mature fruit, spice and oak, very classy"

Attila Pecsi's review:
"Promising on the nose, complex and developed palate, worth taking time over"

Irish Mail on Sunday "St. Emilion Grand Cru with serious breeding. 80% Merlot, oaked and pretty robust, it's good now but tannic. But it will amply repay a few years keeping. -Feb2017