Chateau Grand Corbin-Despagne 2012 is round,medium-bodied and fruity. It develops aromas of licorice and black cherry,coupled with cassis.This wine will match perfectly with Lamb,Vegetable or Cheese.
Chateau Grand Corbin-Despagne is a wine from Bordeaux,region of France ,Bordeaux vineyard is covering almost all the Gironde department is known for the excellent environment for growing wines. This vineyard offers a wide wine assortment with very specific characteristics. The Garonne river defines the main sub-division of the region. On the right bank, the regions of Blaye-Libournais and Entre-Deux-Mers. On the left bank, Graves, Medoc and Sauterne.
Chateau Grand Corbin-Despagne is located in Bordeaux's sub-region of Saint-Emilion ,Located on the right bank of the Dordogne the AOC Saint-Emilion is a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. This appellation covers 5600 hectares and produces an average of 235,000 hl / year of red wines. There are four types of land in Saint-Emilion clay-loam soils, clay, limestone composed of gravel and sand alluvium. Merlot represents 60% of the grapes, the Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon 40% . Large and certainly very different depending on their region of origin, the wines of Saint-Emilion are grainy. Structure, supported by solid tannins, it becomes rounded with time.
The Despagne name has been inextricably linked with the land of Saint-Emilion since at least the beginning of the 17th century.Their ancestor, Louis Despagne, born in 1789, would be instrumental in creating the family's renown.In 1812, not far from Cheval Blanc
Located in the north of the Saint-Emilion appellation, adjacent to Pomerol, the vineyard of Chateau Grand Corbin-Despagne is situated on two great soil types: sandy-clay with iron deposits and ancient sands over clay. A study of 150 soil pits drilled into the soils, together with a measuring of the soils' water supply constraints, enabling to establish the viticultural identity of 53 parcels, whose variables were the grape variety, rootstock, vine age and terroir.Their viticultural methods follow the principles of integrated crop management and have certification as part of the Terra Vitis sustainability charter. The vineyard has been in the process of conversion to organic growing since 2010. No weedkillers have ever been used.From the pruning to the harvesting, all vineyard tasks necessary for quality production (de-budding, removal of double buds, de-leafing, crop thinning and de-suckering) are carried out in order to achieve grapes of the highest quality.