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Chateau Clos de Sarpe 2019

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The balance and power of a fine red wine from Saint-Emilion by Clos de Sarpe

The estate
Product of a family know-how and tradition maintained through three generations of winemakers, the wines of Chateau Clos de Sarpe are known for their very assertive identity, which make them some of the best of their appellation. A Grand Cru Classe of Saint-Emilion, Chateau Clos de Sarpe is in constant search for excellence with each new vintage.

The vineyard
The 3.35-hectare vineyard of Chateau Clos de Sarpe is today in conversion to organic farming. The 65-year-old vines are planted on the famous clay-limestone plateau of Saint-Emilion.

The winemaking
Harvest from September 27 to October 14. Density sorting. Cement vats and wine barrels. Low temperature alcoholic fermentation. Gentle extraction. Fermentation for 33 days.

The aging
Aging in new French oak barrels (70%), and barrels of one previous wine (30%).

The blend
Merlot (85%), cabernet franc (15%).

The tasting
Tasted as a wine future, the Chateau Clos de Sarpe 2019 expresses complexity and balance in a charming bouquet revealing notes of red and black fruits, as well as empyreumatic notes. On the palate, this Clos de Sarpe 2019 is delicious, offering a beautiful freshness. It is an intense and powerful wine, which promises excellent aging potential.

Parker : 93-95+ / 100
J. Suckling : 95-96 / 100
BordeauxSaint-Emilion
Grape varieties
Merlot/Cabernet Franc

Dessert wine
No

J. Suckling
95-96

Vinous - A. Galloni
92-94

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Libournais

Region
Bordeaux

Appellation
Saint-Emilion

Color
Red

Producer
Chateau Clos de Sarpe

Classification
Grand cru classe

Parker
93-95+

Allergens
Contains sulfites

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