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Chateau La Diligente Puisseguin Saint-Emillion 2016
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Chateau La Diligente - Puisseguin St. Emilion

TASTING NOTES :
Rich and powerful with a delicate aroma of red
cherries and plums, presents wood tannin and
vanilla spice.

The estate has two different terroirs: one on the Puisseguin limestone plateau, producing
Merlot grapes with striking minerality and remarkable elegance, and the other on the
clayey slopes of the Listrac area, where the fruit is powerful and concentrated.
The grapes are harvested at the peak of ripeness and the two wines are blended ... read more
This is a red wine
Item ID: #47493
Location at store:92c
Size: 750mL (wine)
Closure: Cork

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Chateau La Diligente - Puisseguin St. Emilion

TASTING NOTES :
Rich and powerful with a delicate aroma of red
cherries and plums, presents wood tannin and
vanilla spice.

The estate has two different terroirs: one on the Puisseguin limestone plateau, producing
Merlot grapes with striking minerality and remarkable elegance, and the other on the
clayey slopes of the Listrac area, where the fruit is powerful and concentrated.
The grapes are harvested at the peak of ripeness and the two wines are blended to reach a
remarkable combination of strength and elegance.

VINIFICATION
Alcoholic fermentation in concrete tanks temperature: at 28° C. Vatting period for 3 weeks.

AGING
Aged in barrels (40% new barrels) for 15 months.

VARIETALS
75% Merlot
20% Cabernet Franc
5% Cabernet Sauvignon
ABV 14%

COUNTRY : France
REGION : Bordeaux
APPELLATION :Puisseguin - Saint-Emilion



Winery
Château la Diligente
Varietal
Bordeaux-style Red Blend
Vintage
2016
Geography
Bordeaux, France
Appellation
Puisseguin Saint-Émilion

WINE ENTHUSIAST '91' :
This powerful wine edges towards over-extraction but is saved by the ripe black-currant fruits. It is concentrated, with richly ripe Merlot balanced by the tannins of Cabernet. This spicy, toasty wine needs to age. Drink from 2023.

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