Perhaps it’s the château’s location near Saint Emilion that makes this claret so special. Or the know-how of multi medal winner Bruno Dellac. Whatever it is, what’s beyond doubt is this wine’s sheer class, earthy richness and superb, ripe fruit.
"Where have all these super wines been hiding? Another to add to my list of ‘look at again’ wines"
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Bruno Dellac’s wines are no strangers to Gold medals, winning them for every vintage since 2010. His family estate lies in Castillon, on the Right Bank, near Saint Emilion and the Côtes de Francs. Vines planted 30 years ago are now producing grapes of superb intensity, especially thanks to the cool calcaire soils (the same as you’ll find in much of Saint Emilion). Good drainage really makes vines struggle to find nutrients and the result is more mineral complexity and flavour in the Merlot-rich wine. And such is Bruno’s dedication to perfection that since 2010 he has turned over most of his vineyards to organic viticulture. Lush, velvety fruit with excellent structure and length – this inviting claret is ideal served with roast meats.
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