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Château de Pressac Grand Cru Classé  2011 - Lot of 1 Bottle

Château de Pressac Grand Cru Classé 2011

A most good value Saint-Émilion Grand Cru that combines power and elegance.

  • - 5%from 6 Bottles €22,80 per unit
  • €24

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Lot Description: Château de Pressac Grand Cru Classé 2011

Lot description

  • Quantity 1 Bottle
  • Level:1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 good appearance
  • Comment: -
  • Origin: Producer
  • Type of price: -
  • Type of cellar: -
  • Recoverable VAT: Yes
  • Original Wooden Case: No
  • Custom Seal : no
  • WineDex : no

Information about the wine

  • Country/Region: Bordeaux
  • Appellation/Wine: Saint-Émilion Grand Cru Classé
  • Classification: Grand Cru Classé
  • Climat/Cuvée: -
  • Producer/Owner: Jean-François et Dominique Quenin
  • Vintage: 2011
  • Color: Red
  • Grape variety: 72% Merlot, 14% Cabernet franc, 12% Cabernet Sauvignon, 1% carmenère, 1% pressac
  • Peak: Drink ideally by 2020
  • Service temperature (in °C): 16

Information about the producer

  • Viticulture: Sustainable farming
  • Size (in ha): 36
  • Volume: -
  • Yield (in hl/ha): -
  • Intensity : Classic
  • Dominant aroma : Black fruit
  • Tasting occasion : Gastronomic wine
  • 100% destemmed, the harvest is vinified on a plot-by-plot basis. The wines are aged in barrels for 12 months, 65% of which are renewed each year.

    The treaty marking the end of the Battle of Castillon, effectively ending the 100 Years War, was signed at Château de Pressac on 20 July 1453. The vineyard, consisting of a single block of vines, is planted on a limestone plateau which extends from Saint Emilion to Belvès de Castillon, 80 metres above the Garonne. It also includes some plots on the clay-limestone slopes. The domaine was purchased in 1997 by Jean-François and Dominique Quenin, who have made substantial investments in both the vineyard and the winery. The property also produces a very consistent second wine, Tour de Pressac.
    *The above information describes the wine and is not vintage specific.

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Further information

Rating
87/100Wine Advocate (Parker/Martin)
88/100Wine Spectator
17/20Bettane & Desseauve
16/20Jancis Robinson
91/100James Suckling
15/20RVF
15/20Le Point
88/100Vinous Antonio Galloni
86/100J.-M. Quarin
  • Service temperature16°
  • Peak Drink ideally by 2020
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