Product of a family know-how and tradition maintained through three generations of winemakers, the wines of Château Clos de Sarpe are known for their very assertive identity, which make them some of the best of their appellation. A Grand Cru Classé of Saint-Émilion, Château Clos de Sarpe is in constant search for excellence with each new vintage.
The 3.35-hectare vineyard of Château Clos de Sarpe is today in conversion to organic farming. The 65-year-old vines are planted on the famous clay-limestone plateau of Saint-Emilion.
Harvest from September 27 to October 14. Density sorting. Cement vats and wine barrels. Low temperature alcoholic fermentation. Gentle extraction. Fermentation for 33 days.
Ageing in new French oak barrels (70%), and barrels of one previous wine (30%).
Tasted en primeur, the Château Clos de Sarpe 2019 expresses complexity and balance in a charming bouquet revealing notes of red and black fruits, as well as empyreumatic notes. On the palate, this Clos de Sarpe 2019 is delicious, offering a beautiful freshness. It is an intense and powerful wine, which promises excellent ageing potential.