2008

Technical sheet

Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé

Vintage 2008

Wine's name :
Château Chauvin

GENERAL INFORMATION

Owner : Sylvie Cazes

Vineyard : 15 hectares
Terroir : Sand clay soils with iron dross sub-soil
Average age of vines : 28 years

GRAPE VARIETIES IN THE FINAL BLEND

80% Merlot
25% Cabernet Franc

AGING

Barrel aging : 16 month
50% new oak – 50% barreis of one year

Tasting notes

“A delicious, sexy St.-Emilion, the 2008 reveals lots of licorice-infused black currants and kirsch, good structure, excellent, possibly outstanding depth and a medium to full-bodied finish. Drink it over the next 12-15 years”.

Robert Parker/Wine Advocate:
89/100