As Makers, we thrive to build tomorrow’s wine world by focusing on sustainability, long term value creation and delivering emotions.
€15 M committed orders*
€24.5 M worth of assets under management*
2 offices: Bordeaux & Shanghai*
*Calendar year 2020
The Selection Committee
Our U’Wine Selection committee is composed of two devoted wine lovers and respected professionals with contacts in the world’s most sought-after wine estates: Aymeric de Clouet is a wine expert to the Paris Court of Appeal, and a fond lover of old vintages Bordeaux wines; Quentin Chaperon is our full-time director of sourcing and Châteaux relationships, tirelessly travelling the world to uncover hidden wine gems. Their mission is to secure allocations from the most coveted wine estates and uncover Rising Stars to continue expanding our 1% U’Wine selection.
Aymeric de Clouet
Where it all started…
« …From my early experience as an entrepreneur, I learned that I had to follow my instincts and stay true to my values. Surrounding myself with great people, be they family, friends, employees, shareholders and Customers is the key to my success. Antoine, our CFO, is my rock at U’Wine; Florence, my wife, represents my life balance. Our ambition transcends borders and the anglicised U’Wine name is testimony to this. Our story has only just begun…See more
« A terroir is the combination of a unique soil and climate, carefully nurtured by the Wine maker.
Without terroir, there are no « Grands Vins ». Choosing 1% of the top terroirs means possessing the finest wines in the world in your wine cellar. »
172 Wine Estates
3 Wine Profiles: Legend, Famous Second, Rising Star
Château Fleur Cardinale
Category: U'Wine Rising Star
History: Promoted to the rank of Saint-Émilion Grand Cru Classé in 2006, the Château Fleur Cardinale has belonged to Florence and Dominique Decoster since 2001, former owners of Haviland porcelain in Limoges. The have increased efforts for this 23.5-hectare estate in order to continue the work initiated by Claude Asséo, the previous owner who had done much to advance the quality and reputation of the Château.
The vines extend over 23,5 hectares and are planted on the slope and the clay-limestone plateau. Operating methods, traditional and respectful of the environment, as well as significant work on the vineyard and cellar, have enabled the Château Fleur Cardinale to become a safe bet of the Saint-Émilion appellation. Château Fleur Cardinale is a long-keeping wine that increases in density, concentration and depth while maintaining the smoothness.
Surface: 23.5 ha
Production: 110,000 bottles
Geology: Clay-limestone soil
Grape varieties: 76% Merlot, 20% Cabernet-Sauvignon, 4% Cabernet Franc
Elevage: Between 12 to 16 months - New barrels: 100%
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