The terroir of Saint-Estèphe is somewhat cooler than others in the Médoc because it is situated a little more to the north. With good natural drainage, the soil in Saint-Estèphe is composed of a gravel-covered plateau overlooking the Garonne River.
The wines of Saint-Estèphe offer refined and elegant aromas, with a fresh and distinguished finish that speaks to the excellence of this AOC. Characterized by red berries and spices, the bouquet is comprised of blackcurrant, violet, as well as mocha, vanilla, spices and liquorice.
These wines, produced largely from Cabernet Sauvignon blended with Merlot and Cabernet Franc, are rich, fruity and always well-structured.
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