Chateau Croix de Labrie Saint-Emilion Grand Cru 2015  - Last Bottle

Chateau Croix de Labrie Saint-Emilion Grand Cru 2015

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Bordeaux! LEGENDARY St. Emilion, made by a true “garagiste” (only 400 cases a year are made!!) and a WHOPPING 96-point rockstar! One of the very smallest and most coveted St. Emilions you can covet --- we are truly blessed/shocked/stoked/amazed to have a handful of cases to offer today at a simply melon-twisting, planet-crushing price! WOW!

Collectors ---- you NEED to be moving at hyperspeed right now. Go go!!

This is one of the sexiest, sauciest St. Emilions we have tasted in many moons. WHAT A PRICE! C’mon!! 2015 is, of course, a THRILLINGLY terrific vintage in Bordeaux, and you will get it right away when you pop the cork on this bad boy. Sultry crème de cassis just defines this wine, but it’s not shy in the succulent toasty oak department either. Roasting coffee beans, blueberry pie, and sweet, ripe tannin make this a HEDONISTIC pleasure for sure….but it will only get better for the next decade!!

Mind-blowing score! While it lasts…!

Château Croix de Labrie, classified Grand Cru, is part of the Grand Vin de Bordeaux and is now considered as one of the rarest and one of the great wines of Bordeaux and Saint-Emilion with Ausone, Angelus, La Mondotte, Pavie, Valandraud, Cheval Blanc.

Rare and unique wines of Château Croix de Labrie are rich, dense, very fruity, with perfect ripeness. A very elegant very deep color, with lots of finesse. An ability to age for more than 15 years, but in his youth Croix de Labrie brings a lot of power, balance and freshness.

Technical Details

Country: France
Region: Bordeaux
Appellation: Saint-Emilion
Blend: 100% Merlot
Varietal: Merlot
Vineyard: Double guyot, 6 bunches per feet, with a density of 6000 vines/hectare. Sand and clay with a basement limestone.
Winemaker: Axelle Courdurié
Aging/Cooperage: Ageing in new barrels for at least 18 months after the vintage.
Alcohol: 15%

About The Producer

Château Croix de Labrie is located in Saint-Emilion Grand Cru which inevitably think of Burgundy and its mosaic of plots and producers. Indeed, our vineyards cover around 5 acres in the heart of the appellation.

We pay particular attention to the vine in order to express the maximum of the terroir. The vineyard is handled by Axelle Courdurié, as a small diamond, from pruning to the harvest, the vinification and ageing with the guidance of the team of Michel Rolland. Very mindful of detail, accuracy Axelle brings her feminine sensitivity to all our wines from Croix de Labrie.

Pairing Suggestions

Steak, pork loin, fondue and Shepard's pie.

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