Marks and reviews
Enjoying an ideal location, Château Grand Corbin-Despagne is positioned in the northwestern part of the Saint-Émilion plateau, fringed with the Pomerol appellation, on the right bank of Bordeaux. The estate was founded at the end of the 18th century. This 2021 vintage is the 210th vintage to be produced by the Despagne family on this estate.
Château Grand Corbin-Despagne 2021 is a Saint-Emilion wine that stems from a 28.79-hectare vineyard. The vines are 38 years old on average and are planted on clay-siliceous soils upon iron ore and ancient sands upon clay. The vineyard is currently converting to biodynamic farming and has been certified in organic farming since 2013.
Vinification and ageing
Hand-picked in crates. 5 successive sortings. Vinification by plot. Vinification accompanied by numerous small pump-overs, delestage and pigeage. Aged in barrels (50% new, 40% second-fill barrels) and 10% in amphorae.
Château Grand Corbin-Despagne 2021 comprises a blend of Merlot (72%), Cabernet Franc (27%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (1%).