A Bordeaux wine with a long history
Clos Dubreuil, Saint-Émilion Grand Cru
“Dubreuil” means “thicket” in old French. The estate must have been surrounded by one before being enclosed by a low stone wall.
St-Émilion Grand Cru 70% Merlot
Saint-Christophe-des-Bardes is one of the 8 villages in the Saint-Émilion jurisdiction. This is where the wine’s appellation comes from. It’s thus no coincidence that Saint Christopher is the emblem of our winery. He is also the patron saint of travelers, protecting the wine while ageing during maturation.
Due to excellent soil, this Clos Dubreuil wine demonstrates a distinctive character with its exceptional aromatic complexity. The palate is incredibly precise when it comes to identifying each black, red or blue fruit. This plateau wine is refreshing and acidic. With great ageing potential, 10 years of maturation reveal its truffle aspect which is a true delight for the palate.
A meat juice aroma typical of merlots
Clos Dubreuil vintage
Following a very mild winter, the spring of lockdown made us completely rethink the way we organize work in the vineyards, all under several climatic variations (hail, snow, flooding, a summer heat wave, etc.). Fortunately, hot days and cool nights the first two weeks of September provided optimal conditions, making it possible to reach good maturity levels for harvesting. The 2020 vintage is thus extremely promising with a rich but very balanced Clos Dubreuil with unprecedented depth and a freshness in which the salinity of the tannins is evident thanks to our clay-limestone soil.
An amazing vintage that will leave its mark on the history of Clos Dubreuil!