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Chateau Lapelletrie St Emilion 75Cl

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Description

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

Information

Allergy Information:

  • Contains: Sulphur Dioxide/Sulphites

Tasting Notes:

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 OriginBordeaux
Wine ColourRed
Alcohol Units9.75
ABV13.5% vol.
Current Vintage2009
ProducerYvon Mau
Type of ClosureNatural Cork
Wine MakerMadame Lassargue
Pack Quantity75
Pack Measurecl
CountryFrance
Alcohol TypeWine

Grape Variety:

90% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc

Vinification Details:

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.

History:

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.

Regional Information:

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.

Storage Type:

Ambient

Storage Instructions:

This wine is ideal for drinking now but can be kept for up to 3 years

Country of Origin:

France

Recycling Info:

  • Glass Pack

Manufacturer Address:

Saint-Christophe-des-Bardes,
Yvon Mau,
A 33190,
France.

Return To:

Saint-Christophe-des-Bardes,
Yvon Mau,
A 33190,
France.

Lower Age Limit:

Statutory Years : 18

Net Contents:

75 Centilitres

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