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Château Cantemerle - Haut-Médoc
What are the specificities of Château Cantemerle?
Dating from the 12th century, the
Until the late 1800s, the fortune of
After more than three hundred years of ownership, the Villeneuve family sells the Château to the Dubos family in 1892 and in 1981 the SMABTP group became the owner. At the time of purchase, the Cantemerle estate was completely renovated.
The wine of the Château has long been underestimated and is regaining its natural elegance. Its sandy-gravelly terroir on deep gravel gives birth to a rather full-bodied, light, fresh, elegant and charming wine that can be enjoyed in its youth. The Château remains a sure value of the
The vineyard offers a wine tasting composed of different grape varieties:
- Cabernet Sauvignon 60%
- Merlot 30%
- 6% Cabernet Franc
- Petit Verdot 4%
After vinification in a combination of 24 conical shaped wooden vats, 10 stainless steel vats and 7 cement vats, the wine is aged in 40% to 50% new French oak barrels for 12 to 16 months, depending on the vintage.
The estate also produces a second wine, Les Allées de Cantemerle.
Best vintages of Château Haut-Médoc: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2012, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2006, 2005, 2000, 1989, 1983 and 1953.
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