MONTAGNE SAINT EMILION
Chateau Cardinal - Fut de chene
Ch Cardinal is located in Montagne St-Emilion - the most prestigious satellite of St-Emilion. The just over 9Ha of vineyards are mainly planted with Merlot which brings body and fruitiness, Cabernet Sauvignon adding structure and freshness, while Cabernet Franc adds aromatic complexity.
Grilled steak (entrecote). Goes well with hard cheeses like parmigiano.
Age of vines (avg.): 30 years
Blend: 70% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Saugvinon, 5% Cabernet
Terroir: Clay and limestone
Maturity: 3-5 years
Serving temperature: 17 °C