CHATEAU BALESTARD LA TONNELLE
SAINT-EMILION GREAT CLASSIFIED GROWTH
The vines are in an excellently location, on top of a clay-limestone slope quite close to the medieval village of Saint-Émilion..
Only premium grape varieties are grown :
70% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc, and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon.
The wine is fermented the traditional way and aged in oak barrels, half of which are new each year. Balestard la Tonnelle is a full-bodied and exquisitely elegant wine, one of the finest grands crus in Saint-Émilion .