Château Cantin Saint-Émilion Grand Cru
About this winery
Since the 19th century, La Maison Calvet has been a key player in the Bordeaux wine-growing sector, a leader on many international markets. Located right at the heart of Bordeaux, in the historic wine district - Les Chartrons - Calvet is today the only active Wine company established in the city. La Maison Calvet matures its prestigious vintages in the century-old cellars holding more than 6,000 barriques. Today, Calvet is the 4th brand of Bordeaux wines in France and the 2nd in export.
Château Cantin has a beautiful garnet colour with ruby tints. The nose, powerful and fruity, offers ripe fruit scents and a spicy note. On the palate, the wine is expressive and wellbalanced with peristent tannins. The attack, ample and round, delivers cherry, black fruits and coffee notes.
VINIFICATION: Traditional with thermoregulated stainless steel vats. 12 months in oak barrels. CELLAR POTENTIAL: Up to 10 years reflecting the above notes. After this period, the wine will show more mature characteristics..