N°1 de Dourthe Saint-EmilionAOC Saint-Emilion
For N°1 Saint-Emilion, the remarkable task of seeking out the finest terroirs is also undertaken in the vineyard to pinpoint exactly those areas where Merlot, Cabernet Franc have the best chance of reaching full maturity. Forging strong partnerships with growers guarantees optimal and consistent fruit quality. From
tending the vine all the way through to the harvest, the growers work in close collaboration with the Dourthe winemakers. Only the most promising wines are kept for maturing. Production is intentionally limited so as to maintain the level of quality of N° 1 Saint-Emilion.
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With its attractive dark cherry colour, N°1 Saint-Emilion boasts an extremely expressive bouquet combining red fruits and spice with hints of forest floor. Round and supple on the palate, its firm body is underpinned by silky tannins. The wine is long and aromatic on the finish, with spicy notes.
Merlot, Cabernet Franc
Medals and Accolades
Lovely cabernet franc character of cherries and tobacco with some stone. Medium-bodied. Very typical. Floral with violets and roses. Excellent value.