Cantemerle originally formed part of the defensive fortifications of the Gironde, which lies half-a-mile from the property. It wasn't until the 16th century that wine production became the main business of the estate, when the feudal system was dropped and owners of properties were not longer subjected to tithes and rents. In 1980 Cantemerle was sold to SMA, a French insurance company, beginning a period of renovation, innovation and expansion of the area under vine. Cantemerle was classified a fifth growth in 1855.
Case of 12 Bottles
price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £417.34
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Blue-black colour. There's a hint of violet to the floral plum fruit. There's a note of dried fruit, too. This is one juicy and complete Cantemerle. Really intense and very long. It's the finish that sets the tone here: full and rich and very long. Best Cantemerle for years. Bowes Wine orignal note
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