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Chateau Vieux Cardinal Lafaurie Lalande-de-Pomerol

Chateau Vieux Cardinal Lafaurie Lalande-de-Pomerol

Winery Cheval Quanqard

Region Bordeaux, France

Grape Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot

Style Full Bodied

Food Pairing Enjoy with red and white meat, wildfowl and also with cheese.

Tasting Notes
This Château is an invitation to travel through time. In the 12th century, the Knights of Saint John of Jerusalem established a hospice here to care for crusaders and pilgrims. Cabernet Franc vines were planted on the estate to provide wine for mass. Time is still a willing accomplice today, allowing the wine to fully develop elegance and body. 65% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. Ageing in French oakbarrels for 12 months (50% new barrels). This very elegant, harmonious wine has a beautiful deep colour and a refined, precise bouquet with notes of undergrowth and dried flowers. The palate is superb, with a remarkably smooth, feminine character. A very promising wine that can be enjoyed now and over the next few years.

Closure Cork

ABV 13.5

Vintage 2019