Ch. Capet Duverger 2010, A.C. Grand Cru St Emilion
This wine is part of our ‘guest’ wine range and has been selected due it quality and artisanal approach to winemaking. Chateau Capet Duverger utlilses fruit from a small vineyard south east in the appellation of Saint Emilion, near the town of Saint-Hippolyte. Merlot dominates the blend with a splash of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. The wine is then aged in new French oak barrels for a year, which contributes generous spice. This Grand Cru St Emilion offers immediate charm from a brilliant vintage.
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Chateau Capet Duverger 2010 boasts classic Bordeaux aromas of cedar infused blackcurrant, toasty vanilla, cigar box and dried tobacco. The 2010 vintage is renowned for its concentration and richness, and these characteristics certainly aren’t missing in this wine. Silky tannins and nicely weighted acidity provide the structure to support a sumptuous core of classy black fruit, which is wrapped in a gorgeous streak of toasty oak. This is classic right bank Bordeaux, and despite the power of the vintage, this wine is certainly approachable now.
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An hour before serving
roast chicken, grilled lamb, beef wellington
2016 to 2022
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