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Château La Croizille 2005

Château La Croizille 2005

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Tasting Notes: - Decanter Score 19.5/20

This great wine which is almost as black as printer’s ink has an overwhelming nose of black fruit with a roasted touch; it is rich, complex and juicy and impresses by its harmony between the large, but supple texture, the fine tannins and the intense and pleasant flavours.

Will age well into 8 to 15 years.

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Saint-Emilion Grand Cru
Southerly oriented slopes of the calcareous clay plateau of Saint-Emilion
5 hectares, from which 1,5 ha for the first wine, Château La Croizille

20hl/ha 35 years on average, with some very old vines

6 600 vines/hectare
40 to 60 Hectolitres

Short pruning, grassing down between the rows, defoliation, green harvest, hand-picking with hand sorting of the
grapes in the vineyard.

Traditional winemaking after complete destemming, 3-5 weeks’maceration with temperature control by watering or heating.

During approximately 18 months and exclusively in new oak barrels (originating from the Allier, with average or medium + toast)

Château La Croizille has already been discovered and rewarded by Guide Hachette, Guide Gilbert et Gaillard and at the International Wine Challenge 2002.
Additional Information

Additional Information

Type of Wine Red
Bottle Size 750 ml
Appellation Saint-Emilion Grand Cru
Alcohol 12.5%
Varietal Grapes 70% Merlot 30% Cabernet-Sauvignon
Vintage 2005
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RobertR - Deep dark Bordeaux Red.
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This has a nose of black fruit with a roasted touch; it is rich, complex and juicy and impresses by its harmony between the large, but supple texture, the fine tannins and the intense and pleasant flavours.
Goes excellent with grilled steaks, veal, lamb, teppan, yakiniku and spicy foods.
(Posted on 2/12/2015)

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Details

Saint-Emilion Grand Cru
Southerly oriented slopes of the calcareous clay plateau of Saint-Emilion
5 hectares, from which 1,5 ha for the first wine, Château La Croizille

20hl/ha 35 years on average, with some very old vines

6 600 vines/hectare
40 to 60 Hectolitres

Short pruning, grassing down between the rows, defoliation, green harvest, hand-picking with hand sorting of the
grapes in the vineyard.

Traditional winemaking after complete destemming, 3-5 weeks’maceration with temperature control by watering or heating.

During approximately 18 months and exclusively in new oak barrels (originating from the Allier, with average or medium + toast)

Château La Croizille has already been discovered and rewarded by Guide Hachette, Guide Gilbert et Gaillard and at the International Wine Challenge 2002.

Appellation : Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

Alcohol : 12.5%

Varietal Grapes : 70% Merlot 30% Cabernet-Sauvignon

Vintage : 2005

Bottle Size : 750 ml

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