Château Lestrille-Capmartin Bordeaux Superieur 2012
A great Bordeaux wine that delivers excellent value, very well made and difficult to ignore
This is a medium-bodied Bordeaux Supérieur made with 81% Merlot and 19% Cabernet Sauvignon showing concentrated fruit aromas backed by delicate woody notes from French oak. In the mouth is has a lovely freshness, while the structure shows high quality tannins. Nicely balanced, velvety and full of finesse the 2012 vintage is showing very well now.
At Château Lestrille, Estelle Roumage makes wines that are modern in style and fruit-driven. Because they believe the essence of winemaking lies in the vineyard itself, they use sustainable winegrowing practices. The estate is nestled at the northern point of the Entre-deux-Mers appellation in the small town of St. Germain du Puch between Libourne and Bordeaux. The 2012 Bordeaux vintage here delivers wines that have a wonderful finesse, balance and freshness. Wines from this year show exceptional quality and are now drinking excellently, however retain the ability to age.