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Divin De Corbin 2016

Bordeaux Petite Chateaux

Château Corbin, situated in the Saint Emilion AOC on the border of the Pomerol appellation, is one of the patriarchs of Saint Emilion. Its foundations date back to the 15th century, and according to legend Corbin, was the stronghold that belonged to the “Black Prince” Edouard de Plantagenet who fought the French in the early stages of the Hundred Year War. Since 1999, the estate is managed by Anabelle Cruse Bardinet, a Bordeaux University oenology graduate, who represents the 4th generation of the family to lead the Chateau.

VINEYARD

Varietals : 80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet franc
Soils : Clay and sandy clay with ferric clay subsoil
Size of the vineyard : 13 ha (by the border of Pomerol)
Age of the vine :15 20 years
Planting density : 7 500 vines/ha
Average Yield : 35 hl/ha
Harvest : By hand with double sorting

WINEMAKING

Vinification: Plot by plot vinification in concrete vats. Maceration 3 4weeks
Aging: In French oak barrels
Bottling: At the Château

TASTING NOTES

Divin offers in its dark dress a wonderful expression of pure and concentred dark fruit. The palate is immediately seduced by the structure of its body: juicy, fresh with fine and elegant tannins. A divine wine that will charm all palates!

$73.00

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