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CHATEAU VALANDRAUD, 2014

SAINT-EMILION GRAND CRU

“Since its spectacular change of style, Valandraud keeps on riding the wave of the elegance concept. The 2014 gave birth to a beautiful, dense, balanced, fine, very long wine, tannins are finely extracted, [...]. One of the best of the appellation.”

CHARACTERISTICS

CLASSIFICATION Bordeaux Blanc
GRAPE VARIETIES 90% of merlot, 7% of cabernet franc, 3% of cabernet sauvignon
AROMAS Black berries, candied fruits, gingerbread, cedar, vanilla, cocoa, dark chocolate, morello cherry
FOOD AND WINE PAIRING Roasted young boar fillet
WINEMAKING Traditional winemaking. Depending on the vintage, it can be done in thermo-regulated wood vats, stainless steel vats or thermo-regulated concrete vats. Wine ageing is made in new oak barrels.
BOTTLE SIZE 75 CL

 

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Regular price 158,00 € T.T.C.
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Détail du vignoble

AGRICULTURE Organic
GRAPE VARIETIES Merlot, cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon, malbec, carménère
VINEYARD SURFACE AREA 12 hectares
ANNUAL PRODUCTION 38,000 bottles
HARVEST Manual
SOIL Clayey-limestone soil

 

Histoire et anecdotes

The Valandraud estate was founded in 1991 when Jean-Luc Thunevin and Murielle Andraud decided to invest their savings in a 0.6-hectare plot in Saint-Emilion.

Valandraud Blanc is born in the 2003 vintage, from the vines which were planted in 2000 on contiguous plots to Château Valandraud ones.

Valandraud is named after the combination of the word “val” (“valley” in French) in reference to the vineyard geographical situation within the Fongaban Valley, and “Andraud”, Murielle surname, Jean-Luc Thunevin’s wife.

Jean-Luc Thunevin is considered as the Father of garage wines, a very popular micro-cuvée, with fruity and woody explosions, free of the appellation’s very stringent rules.

CHATEAU VALANDRAUD (ROUGE)

Caractéristiques

CHARACTERISTICS

CLASSIFICATION Bordeaux Blanc
GRAPE VARIETIES 90% of merlot, 7% of cabernet franc, 3% of cabernet sauvignon
AROMAS Black berries, candied fruits, gingerbread, cedar, vanilla, cocoa, dark chocolate, morello cherry
FOOD AND WINE PAIRING Roasted young boar fillet
WINEMAKING Traditional winemaking. Depending on the vintage, it can be done in thermo-regulated wood vats, stainless steel vats or thermo-regulated concrete vats. Wine ageing is made in new oak barrels.
BOTTLE SIZE 75 CL