Montagne-St-Emilion 2020
Chateau La Bastidette

Montagne-St-Emilion 2020
  • £20

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Case Price

£216.00 for 12 Save 10% (£18.00 each)

An exceptional single-varietal Merlot from a historic plot near the prestigious Château Cheval Blanc. With vibrant fruit flavours, a harmonious balance, and impressive aging potential, this wine offers a tantalizing taste of the Right Bank at an accessible price point.

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Montagne-St-Emilion 2020

Vineyards and Winemaking

Vineyard location: Situated in the village of Montagne Saint Emilion, 750 meters north of Château Cheval Blanc

Farming practices: Under conversion to organic since 2017, utilizing drone technology for balancing soils with selected grasses

Climate: Maritime climate influenced by the Atlantic Ocean and the Dordogne and Garonne rivers

Harvest: Handpicked from a historic 1.14-hectare plot planted in 1929

Aging: 6 months in tank

Bottling: Ensuring preservation of the wine's natural characteristics

Tasting Notes:

Aromas: Sweet red berries, blackcurrant, liquorice, and cedary-spices

Taste: Bright, juicy, and moreish, with ripe, luscious fruit

Finish: Long chocolatey finish, with silky tannins and a touch of spice

Food Pairing Suggestions

Roast duck, barbecued sausages, or roast beetroot risotto

Cellaring Potential

Excellent for drinking now, but can age beautifully for up to 10 years after release