Montagne St-Émilion, Château Cardinal 2016
France / Bordeaux
Andy's Tasting Notes
An attractive Saint-Émilion with no greenness, hardness or rusticity. Generous plum, redcurrant, spice and cedar. Soft tannins provide structure with a smooth, supple finish.
Price per bottle £16.95
The Bertin family have produced wine in Bordeaux since 1742, with estates in three appellations – Château Cardinal (Montagne Saint-Émilion), Le Clos de L’Hermitage (Lalande de Pomerol) and Château Dallau (Bordeaux Supérieur). Under Mme Yvette Bertin who works with her grand-daughter Sarah Boireau, the aim is to produce full bodied, mellow and balanced wines by bringing fresh expertise to ancient traditions.
Food matchGrilled steak / hard cheeses