CHATEAU CARDINAL 2012
MONTAGNE SAINT EMILION
Blend : 70% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc
Terroir: Clay and limestone
Tasting note : Deep ruby colour, with ripe fruit on the nose and a mellow, lightly tannic structure with spicy notes. A full-bodied, well-balanced wine with a seductive finish.
Matching food : Grilled steak (entrecote). Goes well with hard cheeses like parmigiano.
History : Chateau Cardinal is located in Montagne St-Emilion - the most prestigious satellite of St-Emilion.The just over 9Ha of vineyards are mainly planted with Merlot which brings body and fruitiness, Cabernet Sauvignon adding structure and freshness, while Cabernet Franc adds aromatic complexity.
Serving temperature: 17 °C