Château Sainte Marie Alios 2012

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Château Sainte Marie Alios

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The wine offers a stunning aromatic complexity and fragrances of small berries, with hints of mulberries and blackberries.

About this Wine


Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Premières Côtes de Bordeaux
Winery Château Sainte Marie
Vintage 2012
Color Red
Varietal(s) 74 % Merlot , 21 % Cabernet Sauvignon 5% Petit verdot
Closure Natural Cork
Volume 750ml
Bottle Size 750
Case Size 12
Alcohol 12.5%
Product Code 2153012
Inventory In Stock

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Tasting notes

Nice ruby-crimson color, with bright shades. The wine offers a stunning aromatic complexity.
It offers fragrances of small berries, with hints of mulberries and blackberries. All roundness, rich and deep, perfectly well-balanced, it reveals melted and classy tannins. The finish is silky and lingering, definitely a great wine in a big vintage.

Pairing

With lamb curry, a tuna steak with herbs and some cheeses such as corsica or basque types.

Cellaring

Ageing potential - 3 to 10 years.

Appreciate between 18°/20°

Production


Viticulture

Average age of the vines - 14 years

Vinification

Divided , maceration and fermentation from 3 to 5 weeks in stainless steel tanks. For a soft extraction of the tannins.
Aging : 14 months in French oak barrels, 1/3 of new barrels.

Winery


Winery Description

The reputation of the estate Sainte Marie goes back many centuries ago when already in 1874, the Feret (one of the most famous Bordeaux wine encyclopedia) mentioned the production of the estate i.e 8 barrels in red and white wines.

Located in the heart of the Entre-Deux-Mers area, Chateau Sainte Marie enjoys an optimal geographical situation. The vineyards, ideally exposed stretches over two sunny hills, among the highest points in the Gironde department. Old vines producing perfect grapes, among which semillon and merlot older than 100 years are the guarantee of an always more quality-oriented production.
Since 1956, the Dupuch-Mondon family runs the estate with passion and determination and a particular attachment to the typicity and originality of the terroir.

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