The Puisseguin-Saint-Emilion is a wine appellation whose wines are produced in the Bordeaux vineyards, vineyard southwest of France, more precisely in the wine region of Libourne . Its soil has a temperate oceanic climate Aquitaine and clayey sand, gravel, clay and blue clay.
The Puisseguin-Saint-Emilion has the French AOC label (AOC) and the European label PDO (Protected Designation of Origin).
Puisseguin part of satellites vineyards of Saint-Emilion is located in Libourne. Its area is 753 hectares, only red wine can be produced. The red varieties are those that are found mainly in the vineyards of Bordeaux. The clay-limestone soils help to provide a quality wine, and unique.
Grapes Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Malbec, Carmenère and Petit Verdot.
Wine of puisseguin-saint-Emilion is ruby color with purple highlights sometimes brown (with age) with brilliance. The nose opens on primary notes of ripe red fruits and hints of stone fruit, the second nose opens with notes of licorice, vanilla, violet, spices and woods. On the palate, it is round, soft, with real structure composed of firm but fine tannins, the finish is long.
A few years in the cellar will be needed to allow this wine to reveal its full potential. We can expect a maximum of 10 years. It is ideal with red meat over a wood fire as a steak or prime rib.