Chateau Lapelletrie St Emilion 75Cl
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The Merlot is the predominant grape variety being 90% and the remainder is Cabernet. These grapes combined with limestone and red clay soil produce a delicate, elegant soft wine with the flavour of summer fruits, balanced by the ageing in new small oak casks which takes place underground.
Château Lapelletrie has been owned by the Jean family since 1930. The vineyard covers 12 hectares and is situated on one of the highest points of St-Emilion at St-Christophe-des-Bardes.
Pack Size: 75cl
- Wine of France
- Contains: Sulphur Dioxide/Sulphites
Elegant soft wine with the flavour of summer fruits, balanced by the ageing in new small oak barrels. Firm claret with ripe blackberry fruit and a touch of vanilla.
|Region of Origin||Bordeaux|
|Type of Closure||Natural Cork|
|Wine Maker||Madame Lassargue|
90% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc
Manual harvesting takes place with grapes selected via a sorting table in the vineyard. The temperature-control systems in the vats allow for alcoholic fermentation to take place at 30°C - 32°C for 2-3 weeks. The wine is then transferred to oak barrels in January and matured for 12 -15 months.
Chateau Lapelletrie has been owned by the Jean family since 1930, but its name can be found mentioned in 1780. The estate is situated on the highest part of the Saint Emilion plateau, Saint-Christophe-des-Bardes.
The Roman hill town of Saint Emilion is the most ancient wine region in Bordeaux, situated on the right bank of the Dordogne, east of Bordeaux. It consists of 9 different communes.
This wine is ideal for drinking now but can be kept for up to 3 years
Country of Origin:
- Glass Pack
Lower Age Limit:
Statutory Years : 18
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