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A fine red wine from Saint-Emilion by Chateau Corbin Michotte
Chateau Corbin Michotte was once a large feudal estate. In the Saint-Emilion appellation, on the right bank of Bordeaux, Chateau Corbin Michotte has risen to the rank of Grand Cru during its centuries-old history.
The 7-hectare vineyard of Chateau Corbin Michotte is located in a gravelly area, north of Saint-Émilion, bordering Pomerol. The vines are 50 years old on average. The Corbin Michotte vineyard even has a hundred-year-old plot. The vines are planted in gray-brown sandy loam soils upon a very ferruginous sandy clay subsoil with gravel on the surface. The Chateau Corbin Michotte vineyard is thus distinguished by its great richness in trace elements and barium. The vineyard is cultivated by means of sustainable agriculture. The Chateau Corbin Michotte vineyard has never been treated with chemical herbicides.
Manual harvest. Manual sorting on the table. Thermo-regulated vinification. Long maceration. Native yeasts.
22 to 24 months of aging in stainless steel tanks (60%) and barrels (40%).
The Chateau Corbin Michotte 2019 displays all the typicity of a great Saint-Emilion red wine. The wines are produced by the three oenologists of the family in a style unique to the property. The wines are bottled at the estate and kept away from light, in the underground cellars of Chateau Corbin Michotte, which is carved out of limestone. This wine can be appreciated in its youth thanks to its bright fruit and the silky structure of its tannins, but it can also age for a very long time in the cellar.