Chateau Deyrem Valentin 2015 Margaux
Soft, silky tannins, loads of florality and tobacco, along with sweet, red fruits on the nose and a silky supple, earthy finish that when you put it all together, sells for a song for a wine from the Margaux appellation.
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Chateau Deyrem Valentin is an old Bordeaux vineyard with a history that dates its creation all the way back to 1730. The chateau, which was also constructed that same year is still in use today. Over the years, no make that centuries, like several properties, the estate has gone through its up and down periods. In 1928, the property was purchased by the Sorge family at a public auction. Chateau Deyrem Valentin is still owned by the Sorge family today. The 14 hectare Left Bank vineyard of Chateau Deyrem Valentin is planted to 50% Merlot, 48% Cabernet Sauvignon, 1% Petit Verdot and 1% Carmenere. The vineyard can be divided into 10 separate parcels of vines. Their best vineyard parcel has truly old vines that are close to 100 years of age, making that one of the oldest parcels of vines in the Medoc. The Sorges family managed to enlarge their estate in 1938 when they obtained a parcel of old vines that was purchased from their neighbor, Chateau Palmer. The terroir has gravel, sand and clay soils. The vineyard is planted to a vine density of 10,000 vines per hectare. On average, the vines are 30 years of age