Château Coudert 2018
ABOUT THE WINE
Appellation | Saint Émilion Grand Cru
Grape | 90% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc
Tasting Notes | Strong notes of incense, espresso, spice, red berries and smoke come through easily on the nose. Opulent, round, sweet and fresh, with layers of silky fruits, if the oak integrates with aging, this will be an even better wine.
Pairing | Grilled beef.
Drinking | Best between 2024-2035
Reviews | Jeff Leve 91/100, Decanter 89/100
The Chateau | Château Coudert is located on the highest hillside of St-Christophe-des-Bardes. This majestic building dating from the 18th century dominates the valley of the appellation and offers a 360° view of the territory and the village. It was notably a site occupied by the German army during the Second World War. Today it is the family home in which Madame and Monsieur Carles still reside.
Current owner | Carles Family
Vines | 28 years on average.
Surface of the vines | 8 Heactares
Farming | Reasoned control HVE, no herbicides, no pesticides. Harvested by hand.
Ageing | 12 months in french oak barrel (90% new
Terroir | Clay and Limestone