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  • Decanting time

    3h
  • When to drink

    now to 2035
  • Food Pairing

    Spanish Lamb with Rosemary

The Story

Wine is a result of culture and nature coming together. For centuries it has been the fruit of both the vine and of man's labour. We are all familiar with the pleasure wine brings. The Roman expression : bonum vinum laetificat cor hominum ("good wine gladdens the heart") shows us how ancient this appreciation of fine wine actually is. Personnaly, I owe the privilege of being able to produce this precious nectar, in the prestigious appellation of Margaux, to my parents, Lucien and Marie-Jeanne. For me, of upmost importance is to strive to make a wine that captures all the finesse and elegance of the appellation.

 

Desmirail was classified a 3rd Grand Cru Classé as part of the 1855 classification. The wine is the result of a parcel of exceptional terroir within the Margaux appellation, which it represents perfectly with its delicate balance.

Vinification is carried out using modern techniques and equipment, but with an overarching respect for tradition. This results in a wine that can be enjoyed in its youth, but which also has a tremendous capacity to improve with age.

Strict grape selection and carefully adapted maturation methods are both key to making Château Desmirail into the Grand Vin it is.

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Dark purple red with violet hue and black centre. Opulent nose with distinct toasted flavours, dark chocolate and hints of coffee, mild spices in the background. The nose is backed by succulent fruit. on the palate medium weight and good length, firm tannins with a slightly dry finish.
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Origin

Margaux, Bordeaux

Vintage Quality

Above Average

Value For Money

Satisfactory

Investment potential

No Potential

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 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château Desmirail 2014  ( Château Desmirail )

"Dark purple red with violet hue and black centre. Opulent nose with distinct toasted flavours, dark chocolate and hints of coffee, mild spices in the background. The nose is backed by succulent fruit. on the palate medium weight and good length, firm tannins with a slightly dry finish. "

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