Chateau Fleur Cardinale - luxurious, seductive wine that impresses with its depth and richness. The production of grapes used varieties Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, which grows on clay-limestone soils of the estate. The average age of the vines is 35 years. After harvesting berries are desteblirovaniyu and pass vinification, which includes a cold maceration. Aged wine on the lees in new French oak barrels. In 2009, the harvest was conducted from 7 to 27 October. Wine butillirovali July 4-8, 2011. Chateau Fleur Cardinale, 2009 were issued in the amount of 78,000 bottles.
The idea came to him late in the evening, just before going to sleep. Florence and Dominique Decoster consider all within a few minutes and realized that dream a reality is simply impossible. But every day this idea pops into your spouses and in 2000, after the sale of porcelain business, Florence suggested wife buy a vineyard. Dominic initially doubted, but came to the estate of Chateau Fleur Cardinale, located on the limestone plateau a few miles from the historic village of Saint-Emilion, he was struck by the beauty of the area and its environs. In May 2001, the couple bought the estate, becoming a real winemakers. Through continuous investment on the vineyard, so the winery, wine Chateau Fleur Cardinale from one year to hit its high quality. So, in 2006, Chateau Fleur Cardinale was promoted to the rank of Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classe, and in 2012 confirmed it.
In 2011, the family acquired Decoster Chateau Croix Cardinale - Chateau, which is located next to the Chateau Fleur Cardinale.