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Château Coutelin-Merville SAINT-ESTÈPHE

Château Coutelin-Merville Saint Estèphe

France
REGION
Bordeaux - Saint Estèphe
SIZE
750ml
ABV
14%
VINTAGE
2011
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Grape Varieties: 50% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Cabernet Franc Sub Region - Saint Estèphe
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TASTE
A lush Saint-Estèphe with aromas of forest fruit, mocha and spices, and a juicy structure on the palate that complements the soft, ripe tannin of the 2011 vintage. pleasant notes of black fruits and licorice on a melted woody background. The palate, a fleeting one, interests by its freshness and its good structure, which will allow this 2011 to evolve well.

FOOD PAIRING
Beef, Lamb, Game (deer, venison), Poultry

PRODUCER
Château Coutelin-Merville is an old Cru Bourgeois of Saint-Estèphe , which was classified in 1932 when the classification was created . For more than a century, it has been owned by the Estager family. Originally from Corrèze, she pushed further than the Correze diaspora who colonized the Right Bank.

In 1987, when Guy Estager died, his children took over the farm. There is Bernard, an accountant who left everything to take over the estate and continue the family tradition , not without obtaining the necessary diplomas. Then there is his brother François, who gives his unconditional support and his constant collaboration.
 
VINEYARD
In the vineyards, a rigorous practice of pruning and attentive stripping is de rigueur, in a logic of reasoned yield where pesticides are banned . In the winery, vinification is advised by Jacques Boissenot, who is no longer present.
AVERAGE AGE OF VINES: 25 years old
SOIL: Clay and limestone

WINERY & WINE MAKING  
• Parcel selection 
• Total destemming 
• Fermentation of must in thermo-regulated cement vats 
• Maintain fermentation temperatures around 28 ° C 
• 1 to 2 daily pumping 
• Long vatting

SPEC

Characteristics
ABV 14%
Awards N/A
Closure Cork
Size 750ml
Grape Variety Merlot Blend
Vintage 2011
Location
Country France
Region Bordeaux - Saint Estèphe
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