L'Eclat de Valentin Saint-Émilion Grand Cru 2015
WineSpark Price €45.52
Due to extremely limited supply, there's a limit of 6 bottles per customer on this wine.
Frédéric makes 30 barrels in total of Saint-Émilion Grand Cru. For this wine, L'Eclat, he takes his top 10 barrels which come from older vines, which are over 60 years old.
The barrels are mostly new oak, and the wine is aged in them for 18 months before bottling.
The blend is 58% Merlot and 42% Cabernet Franc - you get a dark, rich and savoury nose, and a structured, broad and juicy palate. There’s lovely bright aromatics from the Cab Franc - but this is a serious Bordeaux.
This is your chance to taste a top Saint-Émilion Grand Cru from a great vintage, which is drinking well now and will continue to age if you want to lay it down.
|Grape(s)||58% Merlot, 42% Cabernet Franc|
|Region of origin||Bordeaux|
|Appellation||AOP Saint Emilion Grand Cru|
|Months in Oak||18 months|
|Type of Oak||French Oak|
|Allergens (e.g. does it contain Milk, Egg, Fish, Nuts)||None|
|Average age of vines||60 years|
|Average altitude of vines (m)||18|
|Soil type(s)||Clay and limestone, sand over iron oxide subsoil.|
|Is this wine organic?||Yes|
|Suitable for vegans?||No|
|Ageing potential||15 years|
|Ideal drinking window||2018-2030|
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