Chateau Tour de CapetSaint-Émilion Grand Cru 2019Product code: 11251
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Chateau Tour de Capet Saint-Émilion Grand Cru is a distinguished red wine, cultivated in France's esteemed Saint-Émilion region. This charming number exhibits distinctive complex layers, with a remarkable depth of fruit and spicy finishes. Matured in oak barrels, indulgent notes of black cherry, plum and smooth chocolate are evident. The wine offers a well-structured palate, lavish tannins and a long-lasting, pleasing finish. It pairs exquisitely with robust meat dishes or hearty cheeses. Ideal for those who appreciate a richly bodied, captivating Grand Cru, Chateau Tour de Capet is a quintessential choice for savouring or sincere gifting.
This wine is intense purple in colour, with a bouquet of ripe dark berries, tobacco and mint with hints of cinnamon, vanilla and cloves. On the palate, it is full bodied with soft, velvety tannins and a long, juicy finish.
About the Winery
Chateau Tour de Capet Winery, nestled in the illustrious vineyards of Saint-Émilion, France, stands as the epitome of superior winemaking. Dating back to the 14th century, this iconic estate epitomises the charm of the French wine-making traditions, effortlessly marrying the old with the new.
The evergreen vineyards sprawl over a total of 20 hectares with lush Merlot vines that effloresce into the quintessential grapes used in producing the exquisite bottles that leave this estate. Alongside Merlot, the vineyard also houses Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon vines, each bringing their own unique character to the wines.
The estate itself is a graceful example of timeless architecture, showcasing a harmonious amalgamation of Gothic, Renaissance, and neoclassical elements. It's chambers house century-old wine cellars that whisper tales from ages past. Whether you're a seasoned oenophile or a novice wine enthusiast, the Chateau lays out an inviting experience that's not to be missed.
Land and weather lend an excellent hand in the winemaking process; the region's maritime climate, coupled with the limestones' and clay-loose sand’s rich minerality endow the grapes with a distinctive character that truly defines Chateau Tour de Capet's wines.
In terms of wine-making expertise, master vintners oversee the artful conversion of hardy grapes into the wine loved by many across the world. Each bottle of wine carries an essence that's cultivated with fervour and precision, reflecting the initiation-to-completion process that takes place within the Chateau's historical walls. The wines boast a dynamic palette, dense with fruit-driven tones underpinned by earthy, savoury notes that sing in harmony. Wonderfully balanced, wine from Chateau Tour de Capet offers elegance, depth and a soulful experience in every sip.
In sum, Chateau Tour de Capet is truly a beacon of excellence, encapsulating the best that France's viticulture has to offer with its magnificent wines. Each visit promises an enchanting journey steeped in history and drenched in the divine nectar of the grapes.