Vieux Château des Combes is located in Saint-Christophe-des-Bardes, just five kilometres away from the historic village of Saint-Emilion. It is believed that wine has been made here since the 17th century when the Benedictine abbey was built and vines were planted. The property is surrounded by small hills (known as combes) from which it takes its name
Lovely rich purple colour, brilliant with shades ruby red. The nose is complex and powerful with forest fruits, prune and gingerbread back with a touch of vanilla. This vintage of Vieux Château des Combes shows a great ageing potential, yet is supple on the palate well-balanced, with beautiful notes of cherry jam and coffee enabling it to be enjoyed know or it will reward with further cellaring.