Clos de La Cure, Saint Emilion Grand Cru
- Bordeaux, France
- Clos de la Cure
- Merlot, Cabernet Franc
A beautiful walled vineyard of 6 hectares on the St Emilion plateau with an iron rich, limestone and clay soil. A blend of 75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Franc from 25 to 30 year old vines with 12 to 15 months spent in new oak.
A nose of jammy red fruit and herbs and a creamy palate showing blackberry and raspberry fruit, cedar and vanilla oak. The 2011 is an early maturing vintage and is drinking well now.
Clos De La Cure is a property in Saint-Emilion Grand Cru owned by Domaines Bouyer, a group of estates across Saint-Emilion and Pomerol.