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2016 Chateau de la Greniere, AC Lussac Saint Emilion

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Only 20% of the Chateau de la Greniere is aged in old oak barrels whilst the remainder is aged in a mixture of steel and concrete vats.  The result is a wonderfully fruit led style of claret that shows complex red fruit flavours, is generous and rounded on the palate and finishes with a lovely balance of power and finesse.   


The history of this chateau dates back to the 17th century and they are generally considered one of the leading lights in the Saint-Emilion satellite of Lussac.  The vineyards are farmed organicially with the utmost care being taken to promote soil health through various biodynamic practises.  The vineyard is planted with a classic right bank mix of 70% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Cabernet Franc.

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