Château Le Meynieu in the History of Bordeaux
Château Le Meynieu is located at the confluence of two great rivers, between land and sea. Its history has been following that of the city of Bordeaux for 2000 years, profoundly shaping the region and its traditions. When Bordeaux had a monopoly of production, sales and distribution over Great Britain,the vineyards extended to Fronsac, Saint-Emilion, Cadillac, Barsac, Langon. The oldest of the 18 winemaking brotherhoods of Bordeaux, Saint-Emilion, came into existence in 1199. In 1952, the brotherhoods met at the Grand Conseil du Vin de Bordeaux. Following the terrible frosts of the year, Bordeaux finally had a revival of prosperity and its leading position was recognized worldwide. In 1987, the new appellation Pessac-Léognan was created.
The Great Wines of Château Le Meynieu
The wine, Wine 2013, with a beautiful deep ruby color, is a very harmonious wine, with aromas of red fruits and a touch of spice, fleshy on the palate, and quite subtle. The wine, Excellent 2012, which had a medal in Lyon in 2015, develops flavors of overripe black fruits, it is a full-bodied wine with a beautiful structure, slightly spicy in the finish. The wine Remarkable 2011, deep ruby color with purple hues, has aromas of plum, forest floor and spices, combining finesse and structure, with tannins both rich and silky. The wines of the Château Le Meynieu offer great tannins and balanced body, the flavors are complex and dominated by ripe black fruit and spices.