barton & guestier

B&G Saint-Émilion
"Roi Chevalier"

Location

France

Region

AOC Saint-Emilion

 

GRAPE VARIETIES

Merlot, Cabernet Franc

 

WINEMAKING

De-stalked grapes - alcoholic fermentation at 30- 32°C / 86 - 90°F with daily pumping over maceration (for 2 to 3 weeks) - malolactic fermentation. Partly aged in oak for 3 months.

 

TASTING NOTE

Intense cherry red color. Seductive bouquet dominated by hints of black and red fruits (blackberry, black cherry, strawberry jam). Delicious and elegant on the palate with silky tannins. A warm and fruit driven aftertaste.

 

PAIRING

Grilled and roasted meat, poultry, game, cheese. Best served between 16°C and 18 °C / 60°F and 65°F.

 

KEY FACTS

  • Since the 1900’s, our Saint-Emilion has been named Roi Chevalier, referring to Edouard III, King of England and Duke of Aquitaine at the beginning of the 14th century.
  • Prestigious appellation: the winemaking and ageing are made with the same rigor as a Grand Cru.
  • Vegan Friendly & Sustainably farmed, certification in process.

 

AWARDS

  • Decanter World Wine Awards 2022 - 9o pts - Silver Medal - Vintage 2020
  • Approved by Gault & Millau - 2020 -  Vintage 2018
  • Silver Medal - Cathay Pacific - Hong Kong International W&S 2018 - Vintage 2016
  • Gold Medal - Mundus Vini 2015 Germany

 

B_G_St_Emilion_2020.pdf AN_BG_SAINT_EMILION_2019.pdf
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