Merchien Quality Quercy Wine and Ale
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GM - Vin du pays du Lot

GM - Vin du pays du Lot

Awards: Guide Hachette des Vins 2008

Tasting Notes: Vibrant purple, ripe with jammy cassis notes. Upfront tannin structure balanced well with tart berry fruits, yet retains a rich juicy finish. (Sarah’s favourite it’s her “spag bol wine”)

Category: VDP du Lot

Vintage: 2008

Grape Variety: merlot 50%, gamay 50%

Age of vines : 30 years

Alcohol Content: 12.5%

Harvest: 75% by hand (the rest by machine)

Soil: Calcaire

Vinification: Total de-stemming of the grape harvest ; Fermentation in concrete vats, maintaining the temperature to around 26° / 28° by ventilating the must regularly. Fifteen days average fermentation on the skins, vertical pneumatic pressing, free run wine and press wine are treated separately. Malolactic fermentation is left to take place naturally in the spring. Limited dosage of SO2.

Bottles: 2400 (750ml) Case size 12 btls Closer: Cork
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