Chateau Cadet Bon Saint Emilion 2004 is fresh,dense and powerful. It develops aromas of black pepper and mint,coupled with jam,cherry.This wine will match perfectly with Beef,Cheese or Desert.
Chateau Cadet Bon Saint Emilion 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 Cadet Bon Saint Emilion is located in Bordeaux's sub-region of Montagne-Saint-Emilion ,Montagne-Saint-Emilion is the largest 'satellite' title of the Saint-Emilion appellation in the 'right bank' Libournais sub-region of Bordeaux.Montagne-Saint-Emilion surrounds the village of Montagne, three miles (4.8km) to the north of the town of Saint-Emilion. The appellation laws state that wines made from the Saint-Georges commune (recognized as an independent appellation in its own right) may also be labeled as Montagne-Saint-Emilion.
Chateau Cadet Bon takes its name from one of the founding owners of the original St. Emilion estate, Pierre Bon. The estate is owned by Guy and Mylene Richard. The Richard family purchased Chateau Cadet Bon in 2001. The small, 7 hectare, St. Emilion vineyard of Chateau Cadet Bon is planted to 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc. The vineyard is in two sections: the larger parcel covers 6 hectares. The terroir is limestone over clay. They have old vines and many of which are on average 50 years of age. Chateau Cadet Bon is vinified in small, stainless steel vats and aged in 33% new, French oak barrels for between 12 and 18 months, depending on the vintage. Malolactic fermentation takes place in barrel. On average, the production of Chateau Cadet Bon is close to 2,000 cases per year.
Very nice evolved color. A good intensity, on the nose aromas of pepper, mint and cherry, with less game notes than in other vintages. The mouth is all round, supple, with roasted aromas of leather and plum. The long finale is delicious.