For easy drinking at home - a beautiful Bordeaux. Gold-medal winner Chateau les Roquettes St Emillion 2016 Grand Cru. A Wimbledon Wine Cellar's favourite, now in limited supply. Buy the last of the '16 which is excellent to drink now.
Merlot is adaptable to most soils and is relatively simple to cultivate. It is a vigorous naturally high yielding grape It is vital to pick at optimum ripeness as Merlot can quickly lose its varietal characteristics if harvested overripe.
*ARRIVES DECEMBER 2020* 62% Merlot, 22% Malbec and 16% Cabernet Sauvignon from Stags Leap District, Yountville and a vineyard in the foothills of the Vaca Mountains, just south of Stags Leap District. Aged for 20 months in a combination of Allier and Troncais barrels (100% new).