Château Fleur Cardinale 2017 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé

Château Fleur Cardinale 2017 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé

The nose is concentrated, fruity, elegant, fine, delicate and offers a fine freshness, a beautiful complexity, density, a beautiful finesse of the grain and harmony. It reveals notes of black cherry, blackberry and small notes of wild raspberry associated with fine touches of toasted oak, almond, small fleshy berries, spices as well as a very discreet hint of flowers / lily (in the background), a hint of gray pepper and an imperceptible hint of nutmeg. The mouth is fruity, elegant, juicy and offers a beautiful definition, a beautiful finesse of the grain, power, vivacity, a beautiful delicacy / finesse, a fine freshness, tension, harmony, silkiness, a slight fleshiness / density, a very beautiful precision, a fine straightness, racy minerality as well as a beautiful complexity. On the palate this wine expresses notes of fleshy blackberry, fleshy cassis and wild red berries associated with fine touches of wild raspberry, fine hints of flowers, spices, gray pepper as well as discreet touches of toasted oak, roasted almond and an imperceptible hint of tonka bean. Tannins are very fine, elegant, straight and slightly firm. Good length and persistence. There are a hint bitter cocoa bust, fleshy fruits as well as a subtle hint of fresh almond and racy / calcareous minerality on the persistence. Congratulations !

Note (Score): 17.5/20

Note (Score): 95/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 04/2018

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Oui (Yes)