Château Fleur Cardinale  2015  – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé

Château Fleur Cardinale  2015  – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé

(75% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon) The nose is fine, fruity, aromatic and offers a slight richness as well as a slight freshness. It reveals slight notes of ripe/fresh wild strawberry, cassis and slight notes of fresh blackberry associated with slight notes of spices, a discreet hint of violet as well as a subtle hint of pepper, nutmeg and a very discreet hint of violet as well as a subtle hint of pepper, nutmeg and a very discreet hint of tonka bean. The palate is nicely fruity, well-balanced and offers juiciness, fat, suavity, a beautiful tension, a nice roundness, a nice structure, a very slight unctuosity, an acid frame, gourmandise, straightness, a beautiful freshness as well as a nice volume. In the mouth this wine expresses notes of ripe strawberry, ripe blackberry, juicy blueberry and slight notes of raspberry associated with hints of toasted oak and cacao/dark chocolate. Tannins are fine, straigth and racy. Good length. Nice and gourmande persistence with slight notes of dark chocolate, a very discreet hint of salin minerality, a subtle hint of caramelization/vanilla. The aftertaste is slightly powerful

Note (Score): 16.5+/20

Note (Score): 93-94/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 2017/05

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)