Chateau Moulin du Cadet Grand Cru Classe 2016


Château Moulin du Cadet is ideally situated on the Cadet hill at the entrance to Saint-Emilion. This 2.85-hectare (7.04-acre) Cru Classé exploits clayey limestone soils on the Saint-Emilion plateau with Merlot uniquely.
Moulin du Cadet wines were historically sought after, winning a gold medal at the Paris universal exhibition in 1867.
The wines produced display no heaviness and are elegant with tannins that are always very silky.

Ageing : in French oak barrel during 16 months (60% of new barrels and 40% of barrel of one previous vintage).

Tasng Note, Marie LEFEVERE, owner : « With a red ruby, deep and brilliant color, the 2016 Château Moulin du Cadet is characterized by the black fruit. In mouth, lot of intensity but without excess. Its freshness comes from its terroir made of clay and northfacing. This Classified Growth of Saint-Emilion offers elegance and potenel to cellar. »