Château Desmirail 2011
Ref : 464366
Bottle 75 cL
i.e. 55.30 € / liter
1 product(s) sold since yesterday
- Keeping level 18 ans
- Service temperature 18°
Our food and wine pairings
- Red meats
- Strong cheese
Our oenologists' opinion
Its garnet color introduces a nose of fresh fruits, cassis and cherries with wooden, roasted, and smoked notes. The palate is balanced, net, fine, full-bodied with a finish on vigorous and melting tannins.
Body ? The body is the way a wine feels inside the mouth. Several factors, such as the alcohol content and the presence of tannins, contribute to the feel of the wine.
Freshness ? The freshness of a wine is defined by its level of acidity. Unlike rounded wines, fresh wines are easy to drink, and are more lively. Acidity plays a necessary part in a wine's structure.
Aging ? All wines do not have the same aging potential. Some are supposed to be consumed at a young age while others must be kept for longer periods of time.
Tannins ? Coming from stems, grape pips and their storage barrels, the tannin gives structure to red wines only.
Do you know ?
The Château Desmirail owns 3 vat rooms. The oldest was buit in the 19th century and illustrates perfectly the gravity Médoc vats. The domain stands out through its unique architecture shaped as an inverted ship hull.
Domain and appellation
Located in the city of Cantenac, Château Desmirail benefits from the Margaux appellation rich terroir with cabernet sauvignon used as the main grape variety. This 3ème Grand Grand Cru Classé thrives thanks to its terroir and ancestral savoir-faire.
- Terroir: Located between the Atlantic ocean and the Gironde estuary, the Château Desmirail benefits from the Margaux appellation microclimate and graves soils.
- Viticulture:The practice of sustainable agriculture allows the enhancement and preservation of the prestigious terroir. The harvests are hand-picked.
- Vinification: The three different vat rooms allow a plot-by-plot fermentation with wooden tanks used for the oldest plots. The wine ages in oak barrels and the blending process is highly selective.
Grapes Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
- Cabernet Sauvignon : 70%
- Merlot : 30%