Peninsula Red

2016 vintage - A powerful and elegant wine, mature in oak barrel

Grape variety :

75% Merlot
Grape variety originate from Bordeaux aera, adapted to the Charentes climate, it brings fineses, roundness and aromatic richness

15% Cabernet Franc N
One of the oldest red grape variety from Bordeaux and Loire, it brings complexity and vivacity

5% Cabernet Sauvignon N
Well-known grape variety from Medoc, it brings strong and delicate tannins

Tasting

To the eye: Dark ruby with purple shades.
To the nose: Complex and powerful, revealing dark fruit and spicy aromas. Menthol and vanilla hints refresh the whole.
In the mouth: Round and structured, with delicate and elegant tannins and a great aromatic persistance.

About technics

Chalky and clay soils, well-ripened grapes, de-stemming and crushing, 12 days fermentation on the skin with pumping-over and release, barrel in January and aging during 12 month in one year old cask.

Our tips…

A red wine to drink between 16 and 18°C. Decant it to 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 preserve it 3 or 5 years.

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