Merchien Quality Quercy Wine and Ale
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Tasting Notes:

All our wines should be decanted as there is sediment and served between 16 and 18 degrees
Age of vines: between 9 and 35 years, Alcohol Content: between 12.5 and 13.5%
Harvest: Half by machine and half by hand Soil: Calcaire ,
Herbicide free for the last 14 years and we operate a minimal chemical policy and opted for lutte raisonee(natural) system of viticulture long before it became fashionable!!

The Wines
Vat465 2004 VDQS Coteaux du Quercy 13.5%vol
Médaille Argent Concours des Vins du Sud-Ouest Toulouse 2006
Guide Hachette des Vins 2007
Cepages: Cabernet Franc , Merlot, Gamay , Cot , Tannat
Tasting Notes: Rich in flavour supple in texture, significant mature tannins; complex fruit. Spicy black cherry the cabernet franc gives the fruit & oak aroma, long finish.

Vat565 2008 VDQS Coteaux du Quercy 13%vol
Guide Hachette des Vins 2008
Cepages: Cabernet Franc , Merlot, Gamay , Cot , Tannat
Tasting Notes: Rich colour from the cot and tannat grape, light tannins; complex fruit. Blackberry and red cherry flavors with a long finish.

GM 2005 VDSQ Coteaux du Quercy 13%
Cepages: Gamay , Merlot
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")!

CF05 VDP du Lot 2005 13%
Cepages: Cabernet Franc
Tasting Notes: Distinctive palate with a snug , broad texture along with a serious , yet elegant tannin structure, complex fruit, spicy black currant aroma, a long distinctive finish.

JAS VDP du Lot 2006 13%vol
Cepages :Jurançon Abouriou Syrah
Tasting Notes: Unique blend of grapes with a unique taste, slight peppery taste from the syrah gives this wine the unique taste. Just try it

Rose VDP du Lot 2008 12.5%vol
Cepages : Gamay, Merlot
Tasting Notes: 50/50 split of grapes gives a little body and fruit of strawberry and raspberry.


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