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C H T E A U L A C R O I X Y O U N A N S A I N T – É M I L I O N

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Introducing the 2020 Château La Croix Younan Saint-Émilion Grand Cru: A Bordeaux Masterpiece*

Rated an impressive 93 points by Jonathan Chouckroun at the 2023 Livrables Tasting and earning accolades of 92 and 91 points from James Suckling and Peter Moster at the 2023 Primeurs Tasting, the 2020 Château La Croix Younan Saint-Émilion Grand Cru is a Bordeaux that captivates the senses. This remarkable wine boasts a deep, dark ruby garnet hue with an opaque core, exuding ripe aromas of plum and black cherries, delicately intertwined with enticing wood spices. Described as an “elegant embryo,” it is powerful and juicy, featuring ripe tannins and a seamless sweet acidity.

 

Description

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**Key Features:**

– **Origin:** Bordeaux, Saint-Émilion Grand Cru

– **Soil Composition:** 40% Clay and 60% Sand

– **Varietal Composition:** 70% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon

– **Viticulture:** Single Guyot Pruning, Manual Harvest, and Table Sorting

– **Certification:** Sustainable HVE 3

– **Vine Age:** Average of 30 Years

– **Aging:** 1/3 in New Barrels, 1/3 in Old Barrels, and 1/3 in Stainless Steel Vats

– **Yield:** 40 hl/ha, with 100% Mechanical Weeding

– **Bottle Size:** 750 mL

– **Alcohol Content:** 13.5% by volume

The 2020 Château La Croix Younan Saint-Émilion Grand Cru epitomizes meticulous craftsmanship and a profound understanding of Bordeaux terroir. Every aspect, from the unique blend of clay and sand soil to the precise aging process, contributes to its exceptional quality. This vintage offers a powerful yet elegantly balanced experience that stands out in the world of fine wine.

For the discerning connoisseur, the 2020 Château La Croix Younan Saint-Émilion Grand Cru is not merely a wine—it is a testament to refined winemaking. Each bottle encapsulates the passion and expertise that define Château La Croix Younan, delivering a rich, luxurious taste of Bordeaux’s finest traditions.

**Château La Croix Younan: A Symphony of Elegance and Power in Every Sip.**

Characteristics

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78%
Tannin Level
87%
Fruit Intensity
3.2%
Acidity