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Chateau Villemaurine - Bordeaux - St Emilion Grand Cru - 1979 - 750 ml

Chateau Villemaurine - Bordeaux - St Emilion Grand Cru - 1979 - 750 ml

$380
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WHAT THE CRITICS ARE SAYING

Chateau Villemaurine, a Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classe, is experiencing a veritable renaissance. Fully aware of the care and respect required to restore a work of art, the Onclin family implemented a major upgrading programme to reveal the superb character of their terroir and to prepare the estate to receive visitors with a new ageing cellar and vat room, as well as renovating the underground cellars in a former quarry.

The vineyard, located on the Saint-Emilion clay-limestone plateau, is currently planted with 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc. 

Justin Onclin's philosophy combines great respect for the terroir and an emphasis on excellence. Chateau Villemaurine has a remarkably long aftertaste, mineral overtnes, and elegance, consistently expressing the subtle qualities of the best wines of Saint-Emilion, in keeping with an outstanding terroir.

OUR NOTES

Recorked year 2018 

Red brick color, light. Intense nose, cooked fruit, a little more vegetal. 

Taste quite ample and fine. Long finish quite firm. 

Should be open 3 to 4h before serving with a 30min decanting just before pouring.

TECHNICAL SHEET

From: France, Bordeaux, Saint Emilion Grand Cru

Color: Red

Maturity: Mature

Sweetness: Dry

Variety: Proprietary Blend