Wine "Clos de L'Oratoire", 2014
Wine of deep ruby color.
Taste wine luxurious, rich, multi-layered, with notes of currant, blackberry and fig, alder nuances and bitter ganache, with an oily texture and a long finish.
The wine has a complex, delicious aroma, which, like a symphony, interwoven notes of black cherries, cassis, licorice, incense, Christmas cake, chocolate, coffee beans and barbecue.
The wine goes well with a variety of meat dishes, meats, game and cheeses.
Clos de L'Oratoire - attractive wine with a sweet taste and unique, rich flavor. Deep and very sexy. Wine is made from grapes assemblyazha varieties Merlot and Cabernet Franc, grown in vineyards in St. Emilion. Age of vines is 35 years. After fermentation, the wine is aged on the lees 15 months in oak barrels, 75% of which were new.
Old family owner of "Les Vignobles Comtes von Neipperg" - Count Stephan von Neypperg - leads his line from the nobility of the Holy Roman Empire. Its representatives were famous generals and diplomats, and on the XII century - and winemakers, founded in Württemberg winery "Le Comte von Neipperg", covering 30 villages. In 1971, Joseph-Hubert von Neypperg decided to invest in the famous Bordeaux vineyards. He immediately bought four plots in the region of Saint-Emilion: Canon La Gaffeliere, La Mondotte, Clos de l'Oratoire and Chateau Peyreau. More than ten years, until 1983, these lands were not exploited and were under the supervision of a manager.
In 1983, Earl offered one of their eight children - Stefan von Neyppergu - to take over the leadership of Canon La Gaffele. Stefan was then 26 years old, he had a lot of experience in the field of economics, management and agronomy, acquired in Germany, Paris and Montpellier, and most importantly - his shoulders were vosmivekovye family tradition of winemaking. Scrabble, enjoys history and classical music, the young man went to meet this exceptional terroir. Stephen, who is known as a dynamic person with strong character, delved into all aspects of winemaking, from production to processing and aging in the cellars, from marketing to global sales. He was moving in the right direction, based on the rich potential of their land and looking to the future.
Since 1991, Stephen, to organize the work in the canon of La Gaffele, draws its efforts on Clos de l'Oratoire and Chateau Peyreau. In 1992, he decides to go beyond the region and, together with two partners becomes Clos Marsalette in Pessac Leognan, and in 1998 - Chateau d'Aiguilhe in the Cotes de Castillon. Each terroir Stefan is with great love and understanding of differences between them. All work carried out in the vineyards using biodynamic methods and approach to winemaking is based on the flexibility to achieve the best expression of each terroir, variety and vintage.