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VINEYARD Soil: Chalky-clay Surface: 7 hectares Location: Saint-Emilion Average age of the vineyard: 30 years Grape varieties: 95% Merlot / 5% Cabernet Franc

VINIFICATION Hand harvesting. Double sorting table, filling of the tanks by gravity, cap punching, insulated stainless steel vats of 68 hl with double lining for a precise parcels selection. Ageing in oak French barrels during 16 months with 80% new barrels and 20% second-fill barrels.

WINE TASTING Deep colour with crimson tints. Nose of black cherry and black currant notes. In the mouth, the wine is generous, powerful, fruity and delicate: excellent!

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Deep colour. Intense aniseed dark plum herb garden aromas. Well concentrated wine with inky blackcurrant pastille fruits, plentiful fine looseknit grainy tannins, attractive mid palate richness and underlying vanilla spicy oak notes, Finishes grainy and fresh. Very good. Tasted at the Union des Grand Crus. 94 points

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Dark purple red with violet hue and black core. Distinct elder berry aroma, discreet spiciness and excellent oak influence. On the palate well structured with opulent start, persistent on the palate with great length. 93

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Saint-Emilion, Bordeaux

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 Andrew Caillard MW, Wine Writer (Australia)  tasted  Château Villemaurie 2016  ( Château Villemaurie )

Deep colour. Intense aniseed dark plum herb garden aromas. Well concentrated wine with inky blackcurrant pastille fruits, plentiful fine looseknit grainy tannins, attractive mid palate richness and underlying vanilla spicy oak notes, Finishes grainy and fresh. Very good. Tasted at the Union des Grand Crus. 94 points

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 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château Villemaurie 2016  ( Château Villemaurie )

Dark purple red with violet hue and black core. Distinct elder berry aroma, discreet spiciness and excellent oak influence. On the palate well structured with opulent start, persistent on the palate with great length. 93

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