Excellence Rouge - 3 bottles

83.00

Visit our selection from best red wines of Château Saint Louis in this exclusive blend of 3 bottles.

1 bottle Esprit
L'Spirit of Saint-Louisa wine of character and distinction, is made from the noblest grape varieties of our ancient vines. This unique blend includes 85% of Négrette and 15% of Cabernet Franc. Our method of traditional vinification includes a long maceration and several delestages, lasting 3 to 4 weeks. Each grape variety is vinified individually, with precise temperature control. This wine is aged entirely in oak barrels for 12 to 24 months, enriching its ageing potential. Vineyard 30 ha under organic farming, with vines averaging 35 years old. Terroir Boulbène and sandy silt on the surface, clay at depth. Grape varieties : 80% Pinot Saint Georges (Négrette), 10% Cabernet Franc, 10% Malbec. Winemaking Classic, with prolonged maceration and delestage. Aged in oak barrels for 12 to 24 months. Tasting A balanced wine, combining aromatic expression with refined tannic structure and distinct freshness. Notes of spicy black fruit and ripe Cabernet. Wine and food pairing Perfect with beef filet en croûte, or roast woodcock with chanterelle mushrooms.

1 bottle Extreme 2016 and 1 bottle Extreme 2010
These exceptional wines, produced only during outstanding vintages, offer a harmonious blend of 50% of Negrette and 50% Cabernet Franc. Renowned for their finesse and elegance, these vins de garde are distinguished by their exquisite minerality. The hand-selected grapes come from our oldest plots, established in 1965 for Négrette and 1977 for Cabernet Franc. After de-stemming, the grapes are vatted with a minimum of sulfite and natural yeast, ensuring a flawless fermentation. Vinification lasts approximately 3 weeks, followed by multiple rackings, before barrel ageing for 12 to 14 months. Vineyard Vineyard: 30ha in Organic Agriculture. Age of vines: 35 years on average. Terroir Boulbène and sandy silt on the surface, clay at depth. Grape varieties : 80% Pinot Saint Georges (Négrette), 15% Malbec, 5% Cabernet Franc. Winemaking Hand-harvested, with low levels of sulfites and indigenous yeasts. Aged in barrels for 13 months. Tasting A seductive aromatic complexity, blending peony and black fruit on a woody background. Full-bodied profile with silky tannins. Wine and food pairing Ideal with rich dishes, red meats, cheeses, or as an aperitif with Bigorre black ham. Beef filet en croûte or roast woodcock with chanterelles.

Description

Visit our selection from best red wines of the estate in this mix of 3 bottles.

1 Esprit bottle
L'Spirit of Saint-Louis is a highly expressive, structured and charming cuvée made from grapes from our oldest plots.
The assembly consists of 85% of Négrette and 15% of Cabernet Franc.
Visit classic vinificationstarting with a long maceration and followed by 2 or 3 delestages, lasts 3 to 4 weeks.
Each grape variety is vinified separately with temperature control.
Finally, breeding is carried out at 100% in oak barrels for 12 to 24 months, giving it great ageing potential.
Vineyard Vineyard: 30ha in Organic Agriculture. Age of vines: 35 years on average.
Terroir Boulbène and sandy silt on the surface and clay at depth.
Grape varieties : 80% Pinot Saint Georges (Négrette), 10% Cabernet Franc, 10% Malbec.
Winemaking Classic vinification, with long maceration and two or three delestages. The wine is aged at 100 % in oak barrels for 12 to 24 months.
Tasting The selection of old vines produces quality grapes. Cabernet Franc brings elegance and finesse to the powerful fruit of Negrette. The result is seductive, based on a balance between aromatic expression, tannic structure and freshness. A beautiful palette of black fruits, very spicy, and the chic of ripe Cabernet underlined by sober ageing that leaves the wine fluid and crisp.
Wine and food pairing Filet of beef in a crust, or roast woodcock with chanterelles.

1 bottle Extreme 2016 and 1 bottle Extreme 2010
This unique wine is only produced in exceptional vintages. The cuvée is made from a blend of 50% of Negrette and 50% Cabernet Franc. This wine for laying down is characterized by its finesse, elegance and minerality.
The grapes, meticulously harvested by hand, come from the estate's oldest plots, dating back to 1965 for the Négrette and 1977 for the Cabernet Franc.
After destemming, the grapes are crushed and vatted with very little sulfite, but enough natural yeast to complete fermentation without deviation. Vinification lasts about 3 weeks, and after several rackings, the wine is aged in barrels for 12 to 14 months.
Vineyard Vineyard: 30ha in Organic Agriculture. Age of vines: 35 years on average.
Terroir Boulbène and sandy silt on the surface and clay at depth.
Grape varieties : 80% Pinot Saint Georges (Négrette), 15% Malbec, 5% Cabernet Franc.
Winemaking Harvested by hand. Vinification with very few sulfites and indigenous yeasts. Vinification lasted 3 weeks, and after several rackings, the wine was aged in barrels for 13 months.
Tasting A captivatingly complex aromatic palette: peony enhances black fruits (blackcurrant and blackberry), on a lightly woody background. Its full-bodied aromas (fruity vanilla) are underlined by a framework of well-melted tannins.
Wine and food pairing Goes well with hearty dishes, red meats and cheeses. Can also be served as an aperitif with black Bigorre ham. Beef filet en croûte or roast woodcock with chanterelles.

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Weight 5.5 kg

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