Classification of Wine
AOC St Emilion Grand Cru
Varietal: 80% Merlot 20% Cabernet Franc
Soil: Sand & Clay
Vineyard age: 25 years
Yield: 35,000 bottles
Chateau Chante-Alouette was taken over in 1995 by the D’Arfeuille family. Benoit d’Arfeuille gave a n ew lease of life to this estate by increasing the size of the vineyard and by introducing wine making methods that married tradition and the latest technology. Chante-Alouette means the song of a lark.
Chateau Pavie and Chateau la Gaffeliere as neighbors, Chateau Change-Alouette is close to the medieval town of Saint Emilion. The soil is sandy with veins of clay running through it and contributes elegance and softness to the wines.
Red fruit on the bouquet, black cherries, toasty notes and hints of vanilla. On the mid-palate, lively, fresh and clean. Soft and velvety, with a long delicate finish of cedary notes , chocolate and ripe berries, soft tannins and acidity . A wine of finesse.
Aged in French barriques 12-14 months, one third of the barrels are nw.
Pairing with hard cheeses, grilled seafood dishes, roasted meat with spice and deeper flavors.
Serving temperature 17/18C
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Case Size: 12”x10”x7”
Full Weight Case: 17lb