Chateau Les Trois Croix Fronsac 2008
Bordeaux Red Blends from Bordeaux, France
Chateau Les Trois Croix, the privately owned estate of the Patrick Leon Family is located on Fronsac's highest hill, close to Saint-Emilion &
Pomerol. The chalk and clay soil provides the perfect environment for the grape varieties which produce this outstanding wine. Les Trois Croix is named after the three crosses on the pilgrimage site of a nearby 12th century church. Berfore retiring to assist his son Bertrand, Patrick Leon worked as wine master at... View More
A solid, mouthfilling, slightly gutsy style, with briary grip carrying the blackberry, fig and espresso notes, all laced with hints of dark olive and bittersweet ganache. Taut tannins on the finish will need ot soften in the cellar. Merlot and Cabernet Franc. Drink now through 2015.
Chateau Les Trois Croix is translated from French to mean "Three Crosses" for "three children". Patrick Leon and his wife dreamed of owning their own family winery one day. 1712 is carved in stone in the winery and reflects the age and seniority of the vineyard.
Located 86 meters above sea level on the limestone plateau, the vineyard offers a magnificent view over the hills, valleys and mounds typical "of this count... this Fronsac" Tuscan girondine... View More