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Chateau Fleur Cardinale St Emilion Grand Cru 2006

Winemaker's Notes:

Percentage Grape: 75% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc, and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon<br/><br/>Soil: Rich clay atop limestone mother lode in St. Etienne de Lisse.<br/><br/>Type of Harvest: Hand-harvested<br/><br/>Vinification Method: 4-day cold soak @ 8° C. 35-day maceration in small, temperature-controlled, stainless steel tanks<br/><br/>Alcohol Percentage: null %

Château Fleur Cardinale:
This estate was bought by Florence and Dominique Decoster in 2001 and after investing a great deal of time,effort and money it was promoted to Grand Cru Classse status in the contentious 2006 classification of Saint Emilion and confirmed in 2012 There are two other Saint Emilions made from separate plots; the Croix Cardinale and the Secret de Cardinale plus a second wine made from the younger vines the Bois Cardinale

Percentage Grape: 75% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc, and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon<br/><br/>Soil: Rich clay atop limestone mother lode in St. Etienne de Lisse.<br/><br/>Type of Harvest: Hand-harvested<br/><br/>Vinification Method: 4-day cold soak @ 8° C. 35-day maceration in small, temperature-controlled, stainless steel tanks<br/><br/>Alcohol Percentage: null %

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