Clos de la Cure
In the capable hands of Alexia and Pierre Bouyer, the estates of Clos de la Cure and Château Milon represent more than seven generations of viticultural heritage. With the purchase of 4.5 additional hectares in 2008, situated on superb gravel terroir, the estate increased to 18 hectares. A portion of the Clos de la Cure vines are situated on the Saint Christophe des Bardes plateau in a beautiful walled vineyard and the rest lie on the plateau of Saint Etienne de Lisse. While the average vine age is 30 years, it is believed that vines were planted on these plateaus in the Middle Ages. The vineyards share the same soil composition as Château Cheval Blanc – gravel and clay with iron-rich deposits – and they are densely planted at 6600-9000 vines per hectare. The Bouyer family is committed to farming ecologically with great respect for the Grand Cru terroir.
The Château Clos de la Cure Saint-Emilion Grand Cru is an excellent example of Saint-Emilion at its best, a truly pedigreed wine. It is marked by the fullness of Merlot with intense red fruit character underpinned by delicate tannins. After a period of being absent from the market, we are delighted to welcome Clos de la Cure to the Polaner Selections portfolio. less