Château Martinet is a Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, which are red Bordeaux blends typically produced with Merlot and Cabernet Franc. The designation of Grand Cru ensures that there are stricter regulations in its production, particularly in regard to grape yields, for higher quality standards. This relatively small vineyard (25 ha) is known for its value-driven wine with fruit-driven flavors and firm, but approachable tannins.
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<p>Chateau Martinet is an 18th century manor specializing in handcrafted wine, and is located on 25 hectares just outside Saint-Emilion. Grapes are harvested manually, then aged in French oak barrels for 16 to 18 months. This dry red wine, made from a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, has a subtle fruit taste.</p>