Chateau Corbin Saint Emilion 2012 is medium-bodied,fresh and fragrant. It develops aromas of graphite and flowers,coupled with black cherry,blackcurrant.This wine will match perfectly with Beef,Lamb or Cheese.
Chateau Corbin 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 Corbin Saint Emilion 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.
Chateau Corbin is one of the oldest estates in Saint-Emilion. The fundations of the Chateau date back to the 15th century, and according to the legend, Corbin was the focal point of a stronghold that belonged to the Black Prince. Built in the middle of the 19th century, Corbin was purchased in 1924 by the great-grandparents of the current owners. Since 1999, the estate is managed by Anabelle Cruse-Bardinet, a Bordeaux University oenology graduate, who represents the 4th generation of the family.
The Corbin vineyards stretch uninterrupted over 13 hectares (32 acres) in the commune of Saint-Emilion, bordering the Pomerol appellation. The estate's terroir is made up of two distinct soil types : - ancient sandy soils on iron-clay subsoil, which give the wine its subtlety. - clay soils which bring the wine its power. The duality of the terroir enables Chateau Corbin to produce wines of great complexity.