AOC Graves Rouge
A nice purple colour for this 2014 that develops an intense scent of
red fruits and spices, enlivened by a well-dosed oak. Fresh and generous, with
velvety tannins, this wine is already drinkable.
Serve with red or white meats.
Appellation: A.O.C. GRAVES RED
Soil: clay and chalky
3.17 ha area on a graveling ground permitting a perfect draining
Yield: 45 hl/ha
Average age of vines: 30 years old
Production: 12,000 bottles
Blend: 80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon
Manual harvesting, selected at the right maturity
Vinification: 20 to 30 days of maceration, in oak barrels for 12 to 14 months
Ageing: can be drunk immediately, but will develop well for 6 to 10 years
Bottling: bottles stored horizontally in cages at the property
Degree: 13% vol.