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Bordeaux - Château CARONNE STE GEMME, Cru Bourgeois. Haut Médoc

2012 Château CARONNE STE GEMME. Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux

Bin: 489
Alcohol Percentage: 12.5%
Area: A 50 hectare estate in the central Médoc, just to the south of St Julien. Ste Gemme is a derivative of St James, a local parish, and Carona is a nearby spring. Records go back to 1648, owned by the Borie family since 1900. The vineyards are on a typical gravel plateau.
Grape Variety: 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot, aged in oak (20% new) for 12 months.
Cellar Potential: 2019-2025.
Food Match: Classic Médoc like this is at its best with a traditional roast joint.
Old Bridge Rating: Classic claret - dry and serious but brilliant with food.
Press Reviews: "Blueish crimson. Light nose. Whack of (relatively simple but refreshing) fruit. Dry finish. Nicely balanced. Good freshness. Tannins nicely managed." www.jancisrobinson.com

£19.95 per bottle
£18.95 per bottle in a mixed case of 6 bottles
£17.96 per bottle in a mixed case of 12 bottles

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5% discount on mixed cases of 6.
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