AOC Côtes de Bordeaux Red
A sweet and gourmet wine with spicy and peppery notes. Warm and woody, generous and fruity, this 2016 exhibits a dark ruby red colour enhanced by liquorice notes.
Perfect with all kind of meats and cheese.
Appellation: AOC CÔTES DE BORDEAUX RED
Soil: graves, clay and chalky. Yield: 50 hL/ha. Average age of vines: 30 years old. Production: 60,000 bottles.
Blend: 60 % Merlot, 40 % Cabernet Sauvignon
Mechanical harvesting, selected at the right maturity
Vinification: 20 to 30 days of maceration, alcoholic fermentation in a stainless steel tank
Ageing: can be drunk immediately but will develop well for 5 to 6 years
Aged in oak barrels for 6 months
Bottling: bottles stored horizontally in cages at the property, without labels, for 12 months
Degree: 13% vol