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2015 Château Le Chay ‘Les Frères Sublett’ Montagne Saint-Émilion: Bordeaux, France

$22.00

Tasting Notes

This wine is 100% Merlot. It is big, rich, and powerful with a great balance between ripe fruit and gentle spice with a long-lasting finish. Aromas of blackberry, currants, allspice, and earth fill your glass while elegant flavors of blackberry, currants, anise, dried cherry, toasted oak, and wet earth with soft tannins dance on your tongue. A lovely wine!  This wine pairs well Beef Wellington if you're looking for something elaborate, or a meal as simple as chili con carne. Totally delish!! 

Winery Details

The Earl des Freres Sublett is a cooperative vineyard in Puisseguin Saint Émilion, on the “Right Bank” of Bordeaux. Château Le Chay is in a constant focus to create a balance between performance, wine quality, and environmental protection, making the vineyard the subject of attention. Each vineyard is monitored closely. The winemaker follows the principles of reasoned agriculture. The terroir is composed of silty clay and limestone, plateaus, and hillsides. It is located next to the reputable Chateau Les Laurets owned by Benjamin de Rothschild.

Wine Summary

Winery/Producer: Château Le Chay - Anne Le Morvan Llammas

Grape(s): 100% Merlot

Style: Red, dry

Origin: Montagne Saint-Émilion, Bordeaux, France

Vinification: Sustainable farming practices. The grapes are conventionally harvested and sorted. Cold settling and macerated for 48 hours prior to fermentation. Fermented with select yeasts in both stainless steel tanks, concrete vats and oak barrels. Pumped over 3 times a day during the alcoholic fermentation and for another week post fermentation.

Aging: Aged in stainless steel tanks, concrete vats and French oak barrels.

% ABV: 14%