About Château Valade 2015 Cuvee Renaissance, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru
Founded in 1878, this family property has been managed by Paul and Lorette Valade for over thirty years. Originally located in the Castillon-Côtes de Bordeaux appellation, the vineyards expanded into Saint Emilion in 2007. On this property, every effort is made to ensure that the wines produced are of impeccable quality. Traditional expertise, handed down from generation to generation, combined with long hours of hard work in the vineyards and a meticulous approach to each task, enables the Château to produce outstanding wines.
This 2015 Cuvee Renaissance is 90 % Merlot and 10 % Cabernet Franc. This cuvee from the “Renaissance” of the estate is aged 12 months in French oak barrels. The wine combines powerful fruit with judicious ageing. On the nose, ripe fruit and spices mingle with toasted notes. Concentrated, full, meaty and well structured on the palate. This rich, complex wine possess very good ageing potential.