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Localization: about 500 meters away from the medieval city of Saint-Emilion, Châteaux Vieux Sarpe rises over limestone plateau, located between Château Trottevieille (Premier Grand Cru Classé) and Haut Sarpe (Grand...
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Vintage: 2008
ABV: 13.00%
Bottle size: Standard - 750ml
Producer: Château Vieux-Sarpe
Varietal: Red Bordeaux Blend
Wine type: Red
Country: France
Region: Bordeaux
Sub-region: Libournais
Drink between: now

Localization: about 500 meters away from the medieval city of Saint-Emilion, Châteaux Vieux Sarpe rises over limestone plateau, located between Château Trottevieille (Premier Grand Cru Classé) and Haut Sarpe (Grand Cru Classé).

Soils: clay and limestone soil.

A bit of history: Roman emperor Valerius Probus (232-282), a century and a half after Domitien destroyed the Aquitaine vineyards, converted his army of legionaries into colonists that replanted vines in furrows dug inside calcareous rocks. Visitors can still notice traces of this method in Vieux Sarpe, which is one of the most ancient and famous vineyards of Saint-Emilion.

Prizes won :

Harvest 1993: Bronze Medal at the World Selections, Montreal, Canada
Harvest 1994: Bronze Medal at the 1996 Aquitaine Wine Contest
Harvest 1996: Bronze Medal at the 1999 Wine Quality Contest
Harvest 1997: Bronze Medal at the 1999 Paris Wine Contest
Harvest 1998: Gold Medal at the 2000 Paris Agricultural Contest
Harvest 1999: Gold Medal at the 2001 Paris Agricultural Contest

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