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Chateau Clos des Menuts St Emillion Grand Cru Kosher 2002

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LOCATION OF THE VINEYARD Clos des Menuts is part of one of Saint-Emilion oldest estates. It is situated on one of the highest points at 90 m. STOCK OF VINES: A harmonious mix of Merlot 70% and Cabernet Sauvignon 30%. Average age of the vineyard : 30 years VINIFICATION: Traditional methods are used for the vinification. There is a new cellar built in 1980. The vineyard ultramodern equipment allows the fermentation process to be controlled at the desired temperature ( 82 to 86 Degree F) depending on the year. AGEING : Conserved in oak barrels in the large medieval cellars dug into the rock. This Wine also enjoy a long ageing process at an ideal and constant temperature of 53 degree F.

Region: France » Bordeaux » Saint-Emilion

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  • 2002

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Color: Red
Variety: Bordeaux Blend
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Snooth User: hershey
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4.50 5
01/02/2008

Although 2002 is a "lesser" year in Bordeaux, there was a lot of sun, and made for a great fruit and earth based wine here. The color is a rich Bengal-ruby red. The nose immediately expresses chocolate, pipe tobacco, and a subtle good quality cinnamon (maybe mexican?). The mouth is smooth and rich, with smooth tobacco and earthy notes - a virtual walk through the cellars of an ancient wine cellar in Bordeaux. I was a bit congested when tasting this, so I couldn't pick up everything, but this is a wine to try if you can.



LOCATION OF THE VINEYARD Clos des Menuts is part of one of Saint-Emilion oldest estates. It is situated on one of the highest points at 90 m. STOCK OF VINES: A harmonious mix of Merlot 70% and Cabernet Sauvignon 30%. Average age of the vineyard : 30 years VINIFICATION: Traditional methods are used for the vinification. There is a new cellar built in 1980. The vineyard ultramodern equipment allows the fermentation process to be controlled at the desired temperature ( 82 to 86 Degree F) depending on the year. AGEING : Conserved in oak barrels in the large medieval cellars dug into the rock. This Wine also enjoy a long ageing process at an ideal and constant temperature of 53 degree F.

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