Château le Puy Emilien, 2015

By Château le Puy

  • Appellation: Francs Côtes de Bordeaux
  • Region: Bordeaux
  • Country: France
  • Colour: Red
  • Grape Varieties: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carménère, Malbec, Merlot
  • Soil type: Chalk, Clay
  • Vessel type: Wood - Old oak, Other
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.
  • Low sulphite.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
  • Total Sulphites: 31 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:The fruit of a plot of vines planted with 85% Merlot, 7% Cabernet franc, 6% Cabernet Sauvignon, 1% Malbec and 1% Carménère, Emilien is matured in oak barrels and casks for 24 months.The robe is garnet red, with hints of ruby in the younger wines and a touch of orange in the older vintages, with a diaphanous onion-skin finesse to the oldest bottles. The nose is fruity, with ripe red fruit aromas dominated by blackcurrant and redcurrant, accented with roasted almond notes and occasional hints of mushrooms and undergrowth. The palate is well-rounded, full-bodied and precise, with velvety tannins paving the way for a finish is long and enjoyably complex.

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    About Château le Puy

    Bordeaux, France

    Château le Puy lies on the same rock plateau as Saint-Emilion and Pomerol, known in ancient times as “The Plateau of Wonders” due to the excellence of its wines. The Amoreau family has been living and working on the Château le Puy estate since 1610.