Chateau Saint Sulpice Haut Medoc 1999

Bordeaux Red Blends from Medoc, Bordeaux, France

Price: $12.99
Item No. 49165

Winemaker's Notes

The wine is given a classical vinification for a Bordeaux red: complete destemming, fermentation in new temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks for 8 days, and aging in vats for several months before bottling. This approach maximizes the natural fruit qualities.

Usually somewhat spicy in the aroma and taste, with a soft, ripe flavor of Merlot. A very approachable red Bordeaux for drinking upon release and within 5-6 years of vintage.

Learn About Chateau Saint Sulpice

Chateau Saint Sulpice, Bordeaux Rouge, is a 100 acre estate situated in a village of the same name in the northern section of Entre-Deux-Mers, just south of St. Emilion. The vineyard is planted with 70% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Cabernet Franc, and it enjoys a microclimate with an extra measure of warmth in early autumn. The winemaking is directed by owner Pierre Duberge and his son, Christophe, who take pride in producing a soft, fruity wine with a spicy aroma typical of the Merlot dominated reds of the "right bank".

Learn About Medoc

(MEH-dok) Mecca of Wine Medoc is the region that encompasses the smaller appellations of Pauillac, Margaux, St.-Estephe & St.-Julien. As a larger appellation, it contains many chateaux that are the same style of the smaller appellations, but at a smaller price. There are two regions of the Medoc - the Bas Medoc (or lower-Medoc) and the Haut Medoc (or upper-Medoc) - so given the...

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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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