Château Leydet-Valentin Saint-Émilion Grand Cru 2016
WineSpark Price €28.36
Due to extremely limited supply, there's a limit of 6 bottles per customer on this wine.
Bordeaux experts are already proclaiming 2016 as the ‘vintage of the century’, quelle surprise. But this is seriously good - it’s showing a bit more age but still retains a lovely freshness and vibrancy.
The vineyard is located north of the village of Saint-Émilion, near Pomerol. It’s right beside Château Figeac, one of Bordeaux’s most iconic (and expensive) wines.
Frédéric uses a higher proportion of Cabernet Franc (19%) than most Saint-Émilion wines. This results in a fresher, brighter style of Bordeaux. Medium and light-toasted barrels further enhance this style.
|Grape(s)||81% Merlot, 19% Cabernet Franc|
|Region of origin||Bordeaux|
|Appellation||AOP Saint Emilion Grand Cru|
|Months in Oak||15 months|
|Type of Oak||French Oak|
|Allergens (e.g. does it contain Milk, Egg, Fish, Nuts)||None|
|Average age of vines||40 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||2020-2028|
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**Due to temporary staffing constraints in our supply chain, orders placed between 12pm Tuesday and 12pm Thursday will be delivered on Friday.
We ship to the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland only. €2 per case is added to all Northern Ireland orders to cover additional shipping costs. The point of sale occurs in the Republic of Ireland.
Our minimum order requirement is 6 bottles and we ship in multiples of 6’s. This can be 6 different bottles!
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