Merlot

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  • Red wine
  •  Vin de pays d’oc
  • 17° – 18°
  •  Beautiful deep colour, with crimson shades.
  • On the nose, aromas of blackberries, bramble bush, liquorice, prune, with a peppery note. Good expression of the variety.
  • In the mouth, rich and fresh, full-bodied and soft, very aromatic, with red fruit, sweet pepper, rockrose, laurel, rosemary notes. Powerful and young tannins.

Technical features

Merlot.

Traditional winemaking. A very special attention is paid to the health state of the crop, harvested when fully matured. Complete destalking. Macerating in vats during 5 weeks, under heat monitoring. Fermentation under the effect of selected yeasts. End of fermentation under control of the temperature. When the fermenting process is achieved, free-run and press wines are kept separately and sometimes partly or totally blended, according to the vintage aromatic and gustatory expression.
Ageing in huge oak casks until bottling. Egg white fining.
Alcohol content : 12,5 % alc./vol

Serving advice

Always keep your bottles laying down into a dark and fresh place. Open your bottles 2 to 3 hours before serving.
Serve between 17° an 18° with grilled red meat, cured cheese, pastaciutta.
Ready to drink today and for the next four years

Concours

Vintage 2000 : Prix d’Excellence Vinalies Nationales 2001 Guide Hachette 2002