Château Cardinal 2012 - Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc

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Château Cardinal 2012 - Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc

Château Cardinal 2012 

MONTAGNE SAINT EMILION

 

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.

Blend :

70% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc

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.


Terroir: Clay and limestone
Maturity: 3-5 years
Serving temperature: 17 °C