A big, silky smooth, red, which offers up notes of mocha, black cherries and grilled meats along with hints of damson and winter spices. It is fleshy, succulent and long.
Merlot 90%, Cabernet Franc 10%.
Lussac-Saint-Émilion was defined as an appellation in 1936 and is the most northerly of the four satellite communes of Saint-Émilion. Croix de Rambeau is a 6.5 hectare lieu-dit located on the red clay soils of the plateau. It was acquired in the 1940s by Jean-Louis Trocard and is planted with 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc. The wine spends 14 months in oak, 30% of which are new.