Château Fleur Cardinale is a Grand Cru produced on the Saint-Émilion appellation. Since 2001, the estate has been owned by Florence and Dominique Decoster, who has raised it to Grand Cru Classé status in Saint-Émilion.
Made from a blend of 76% Merlot, 18% Cabernet Franc and 6% Cabernet Sauvignon, harvested from 13th to 25th October 2016, Château Fleur Cardinale amazes with vintage in vintage and surprises with its powerful and elegant character.
This Château Fleur Cardinale 2016 is adorned with a deep robe of dark red color. Its nose, gourmand and refined releases aromas of ripe fruit (black cherries, black currants, strawberries), accompanied by floral notes. The mouth is generous and expresses a lot of freshness with aromas of ripe fresh fruit and light oak hints. The palate is sweet, medium-bodied and the tannins are silky, of great finesse. The finish is long and balanced.
Château Fleur Cardinale 2016 is well balanced, a great freshness, very pleasant to tasting.
The advice of 12bouteilles: Do not hesitate to put it to decant one hour at serving temperature (18 ° C) before tasting. Pair it with a firm-fleshed fish for a perfect match.
Wine Advocate 92-94
Wine Spectator 92-95
J. Robinson 17/20
J. Suckling 94-95
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Château Fleur Cardinale 2016
76% Merlot, 18% Cabernet Franc et 6% de Cabernet Sauvignon.
Lightly woody, spicy
Medium complexity, we find the wood, very pleasant to drink