Wine Chateau la Dominique, St-Emilion Grand Cru Classe AOC, 2007
Wine rich purple color.
A full-bodied wine is filled with velvety taste with delicious notes of fruit, flexible tannins and a long finish
The wine reveals an expressive aroma with notes of black fruits, blackberries and blueberries, perfectly combined with notes of spice and liquorice
It goes well with lamb on the grill, game birds in wine sauce, chicken pie.
Chateau La Dominique produced from 3 grape varieties that are hand-picked and carefully selected. Vineyards, whose average age is about 30 years old, grow in gravel-sandy soil. On the one side the area is bordered by the estate Cheval-Blanc, while the northern part is adjacent to the vineyards of Pomerol. Wort is fermented in two stages: first in neutral tanks about 25-35 days, then held malolactic fermentation in oak barrels. Upon completion of the fermentation the wine aged for 18 months in oak barrels, 50-70% of which are updated every year. Prior to bottling wine purified by egg white and lightly filtered. Vintage 2006 has a great velvety taste and a very expressive aroma. Wine storage capacity is 10-15 years. Chateau la Dominique reached the level of cult wines of Bordeaux. In lush vineyards of the estate, which is always going to an excellent harvest.
Chateau La Dominique estate was founded in the 18th century, its then owner, made his fortune in the Caribbean, called his new property in honor of one of the French islands in the region. Later, in 1933 the family farm owned De Belenkurov Gasen from the estate in Pomerol, and in 1969 it was bought by a well-known construction magnate Clement Fayat, who also purchased the property in the Médoc and Pomerol. On the advice of Michel Rolland, he completely renovated the property and he took up the affairs of the chateau, but in 2006 changed his strategy and hired Jean-Luc Tyunvena, wholesaler, the owner of the estate Valandraud and pioneer of garage wine , which was to conduct all its affairs.