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Bordeaux, 2015. Chateau Du Parc

Bordeaux, 2015. Chateau Du Parc

Item #: XR7009E
Vintage: 2015
Varietal: Bordeaux
Vineyard/Appellation: A.O.C. Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, Bordeaux, France
Color: Deep magenta
Nose: Black cherry
Palate: Round
Finish: Black raspberry
Rating: 92
Cellaring/Serving Suggestions: Drink now thru 2025
Availability: Out of Stock
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The 5.5 hectare Saint-Emilion vineyard of Chateau du Parc is planted to 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc. The vineyard has two terroirs. Their vineyards to the south are mostly sand and gravel based soils not too far from Chateau Monbousquet. When you travel north, their better terroir is more clay and limestone soils, typical of that part of the Saint-Emilion appellation. The vines are on average 25 years of age. To produce the wine of Chateau du Parc, the vinification takes place in a combination of temperature controlled, concrete vats and French oak barrels. Malolactic fermentation takes place in 40% new, French oak barrels. The wine of Chateau du Parc is aged in 50% new, French oak barrels.

The 2015 vintage shows an oak heavy nose, with licorice, black cherry and cocoa to help mellow out the strong espresso notes. The palate is round, plush and forward, with a sweet, black raspberry, dark plum and espresso finish.