Montagne Saint Emilion
Montagne Saint Emilion appellation is reserved for red still wine, located east ( Purple ) within the Bordeaux wine region as seen in our Bordeaux wine glass.
The geographical area of the controlled appellation of origion Montagne Saint Emilion is located 45 kilometers from Bordeaux, 10 kilometers northeast of Libourne and the village itself overlooks the Barbanne stream. Pomerol is to the West of Montagne and Saint Emilion sits to the South.
The beautiful vineyards are nestled in between some of the most prestigious vineyards and land in the Bordeaux wine region.
In recent decades the agricultural area of the town has been entirely devoted to monoculture of the vine which remains mostly family operated producing an average annual production of 80,000 hectoliters of wine.
The vines have a minimal planting density of 5,500 vines per hectare.
Vineyards produce red wines mainly dominated from the Merlot grape variety, providing originality, powerful and wonderful wines. Also blended with other grape varieties including Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon, bringing structure, complexity and increasing the potential of ageing.
The grape harvest, wine making and development also ageing of the wines are guaranteed in the territory in the commune of
Montagne in the Gironde department.