Awards: Guide Hachette des Vins 2008
Tasting Notes: : Rich colour from the cot and tannat grape, light tannins; complex fruit. Blackberry and red cherry flavors with a long finish.
Cepages: Cabernet Franc , Merlot, Gamay , Cot , Tannat
Age of vines : 30 years
Alcohol Content: 13%
Harvest: By hand and machine
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: 7000 (750ml) Case size 12 btls Closer: Cork