Chateau Haut-Segottes Saint-Emilion Grand Cru 2019
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Tradition reigns at Château Haut-Segottes. Harvest is manual; fermentation takes place in cuve; wines are rotated into barrel for an élevage of 18 months; approximately 20% of the barrels are new; wines are bottled unfiltered. Although the majority of the vineyards are planted to Merlot, the ultimate cuvée bottled as Saint-Émilion Grand Cru features a majority of Cabernet Franc. This dominance of Cabernet Franc, frequently on the order of 65%, produces a wine of considerable structure and is exceptionally age-worthy.
Dive into the luxurious world of French wines with the Chateau Haut-Segottes Saint Emilion Grand Cru. This exquisite wine hails from less than 10 hectares of vineyards nestled in the revered Saint-Emilion Grand Cru appellation. The heart of this magnificent bottle is Cabernet Franc, known for its robust structure and superior aging potential. A careful élevage process utilizing just 20% new barrels ensures a refined and elegant end-product, truly reflecting the iconic St. Émilion style. Tantalizing aromas of smoked cherries, cigar, and peppercorn are intertwined with an earthy texture, making it an undiscovered jewel of the appellation. Its nuanced flavors are amplified when paired with hearty fare such as a white bean ragôut with pork or beef. This vintage triumphed over climate challenges, producing a wine filled with vigor and freshness. Experience the allure of Bordeaux with Chateau Haut-Segottes Saint Emilion Grand Cru, a wine that elevates every occasion.
This Saint Emilion Grand Cru captivates the senses from the first glance with its vibrant color. It holds a perfect equilibrium between the tannins of the wine and the wood, embodying harmony in a glass. Its aromatic profile is brimming with ripe fruit, exuding a charming allure. The 2019 vintage is racy yet delightful, presenting a fantastic aging potential. Sip it slowly to appreciate its complexity, from the initial bold impressions to the lingering finish.
The Chateau Haut-Segottes Saint Emilion Grand Cru is a versatile wine, performing superbly with a wide array of dishes. It pairs excellently with rich, red meats, bringing out the flavors of a succulent steak or a hearty roast. It is equally satisfying with game, complementing the strong, distinctive flavors of venison or rabbit. To end your meal, savor this Saint Emilion Grand Cru with a variety of cheeses, where it will balance both mild and intense cheese flavors. This wine not only enriches the flavors of the food, but it also creates an enhanced dining experience that’s hard to forget.