Chateau des Eyrins, Margaux 2018


Price:
Sale priceHK$528.00

Description

Region: Bordeaux, France
Producer: Chateau des Eyrins (Julie and Xavier Gonet-Medeville)
Vintage: 2018
Grape: 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot
Type: Red Wine
Size: 75cl
Notes:

VINEYARDS & VITICULTURE
The three-hectare estate is well-situated on a hillside plateau in the heart of the Margaux appellation on the left bank of the Gironde River. It is planted to Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot.

SOILS
Deep gravel

HARVEST & VINIFICATION
Grapes are hand-harvested, fermented in stainless steel tanks, then macerated for 21 days. Aged half in new oak barrels, half in concrete tanks for 18 months.

Soft and fleshy, with undeniable charm, with a lovely material and a velvet finish, it stands out as a success for the property. It will evolve well. Very fresh, with a lovely beam of cassis, crushed cherry 

Food Pairing: It matches well with Red Meat, Games Meat and Soft Cheese.
About the Winery: 
This jewel-box of an estate includes a triangle (2h) surrounded on two sides by the vines of Chateau Margaux itself. No coincidence since the former owners, the Grangeroux family, were cellar-masters at the famous Chateau and the vines were a parting gift after THREE GENERATIONS of service. When the Grangerou family decided to sell the property in 2008, they wanted it to put it in the hands of a young winemaker, preferably a couple who could coax the true potential of the vineyard and build it as a family legacy. Enter Julie and Xavier Gonet-Medeville. Julie and Xavier are among the brightest young talents in the wine world today. In many ways, ​​Julie and Xavier are the first couple of French wines. Both hail from storied winemaking families: Julie’s family is famous for its incomparable Château Gilette, and Xavier comes from a long line of Champagne growers in Le Mesnil.

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