The terroir is the whole land of a region that gives to the product grown on it a certain singularity.
As we could explain it to you during one of our guided tours, the terroir is defined by three things :
The wealth of the terroir of Grand Saint-Émilionnais Area first comes from the symbiosis between several natural elements :
The combination of these great conditions for viticulture as well as a clever blending of grape varieties (mostly Merlot combined with Cabernet Franc or Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec in smaller proportions) give to the wine a large variety of taste and smell.
These grape varieties have also, their features :
The wine of the Grand Saint-Émilionnais Area can as well be hard and concentrate as refined and delicate.
The aromatic nuances also depend on the different wine ageing techniques :
Over time, the wines of Saint-Émilion have a red-brick color, orange and offer a complexity in mouth that makes you want to enjoy a second glass ... always in moderation !
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