Chateau Tour Saint Christophe Saint Emilion 2016 - Bottle Shop of Spring Lake

Chateau Tour Saint Christophe Saint Emilion 2016

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Chateau Tour Saint Christophe Saint Emilion 2016
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SKU 04945

750ml

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The Tour Saint-Christophe estate in Saint Emilion boasts a beautiful terraced vineyard which looks upon Barde-Haut from the other side of the valley. Owned by Peter Kwok, one of the first Asian investors in Bordeaux in 1997 with the purchase of Haut-Brisson, Tour St.-Christophe is typically made of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc (although this vintage is 85/15). Kwok, who lives in Hong Kong but was born in Vietnam, owns 40 hectares of vines with Chateaux Tour Saint Christophe, Haut-Brisson and Tourans in St Emilion, plus Enclos Tourmaline and La Patache in Pomerol, and Enclos de Viaud in Lalande de Pomerol.

Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region France, Bordeaux, St. Emilion
Brand Chateau Tour Saint Christophe
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Wine AdvocateThe 2016 Tour Saint-Christophe is made up of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc. It was aged in 40% new, 40% one-year-old and 20% two-year-old oak for 18 months. Medium to deep garnet-purple colored, it sings of roses, chocolate-covered cherries, redcurrant jelly and cinnamon stick with touches of cigar box and forest floor. Big, full-bodied and richly fruited yet with great tension, it has a compellingly perfumed palate and gorgeous velvety texture with great persistence. 5,000 cases produced.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, November 2018

Red

White

Rosé

Sparkling

Kosher

Organic

No Sulfites Added

Biodynamic  

  Sustainable

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