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Chateau Lestage-Darquier Moulis AOC - 2012

Chateau Lestage-Darquier

Classification of Wine

AOC Moulis St. Emilion

 

Varietal:  45% Cabernet Sauvignon 45% Merlot 5% Cabernet Franc 5% Petit Verdot

 

Vintage: 2012

 

Vineyard destination:  Gravel hilltop of Grand-Poujeaux

Soil:  Gravel & clay in subsoil

Vineyard age:    40 years

Yield:  50,000 bottles

ABV:  13.5%

 

 

 

The vineyard of Chateau Lestage-Darquier, of the oldest of Moulis, was created at the beginning of the 19th century by M. Darquier. Situated on the west part of the famous gravel hill-top of Grand-Poujeaux.  To ensure quality of terroir the wine is classified “Protection Raisonnee du Vignoble”.

 

 

Tasting Notes

Intense aromas, the wine presents hints of spices and vanilla, aged in French oak barrels for 12 months, 1/3 new.

 

 

Packaging Information

Bottle Size: 750 ml

Bottles/Case:  12

Case Size: 12”x10”x7”

Full Weight Case: 18.5lb

 

 

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