Wine Enthusiast 90
“This perfumed, fruity wine has mint flavors from the wood aging that point up the ripe berry fruits and attractive tannic structure. The dry core is set to soften into the generous fruitiness. Drink from 2022.”-WE
“The Aubert family has been established in the Saint Emilion and Dordogne region for 250 hundred years. Amélie Aubert with the help of her father Alain and lifelong friend Michel Rolland, is the sixth generation winemaker for the family owned Chateaux since 2000.
Chateau de Macard is located in the village of Pessac sur Dordogne , 95 me-ters above the river, facing south. The terroir is exceptional and unique to the area, it has all the components to make a great wine including Limestone to give minerals, gravel to give elegance and clay to give power.“-Winery Notes
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On a rocky plateau overlooking the Dordogne River, just upstream from Saint-Émilion, a parcel of Cabernet Franc vines up to 100 years dig roots deep into the clay-limestone soils. The vines sit on the same south-facing clay and limestone slope as the greats of Saint-Émilion, a soil very suited to grapevines, with moderate water intake and mineral richness supplied by the limestone. A high anthocyanin content enables a marvelously deep red color, and the wine offers an admirable aromatic profile, refined and complex, and lasting