2020 vintage - A powerful and elegant wine, mature in oak barrel
Grape variety :
Grape variety originate from Bordeaux aera, adapted to the Charentes climate, it brings fineses, roundness and aromatic richness
One of the oldest red grape variety from Bordeaux and Loire, it brings complexity and vivacity
To the eye: Dark ruby color with crimson shades
To the nose: Aromatic: undergrowth, leather, black fruits and spices.
On the palate: The mouth is faithful to the nose: round and structured, with elegant tannins and a great aromatic persistence on ginger bread et pepper. Great final on freshness hint
Chalky and clay soils, well-ripened grapes, de-stemming and crushing, 18 days fermentation on the skin with pumping-over and release, barrel in March and aging during 12 month in old cask.
A red wine to drink between 16 and 18°C. Decanting will reveal all his potential.
Pair it with red meat, game and cheese. Try it also with a prime rib of beef!
You could appreciate it now; or keep it for 5/7 years time.