Red Merlot-Cabernet franc

2016 vintage - A fruity and well-structured red wine !

Concours Général Agricole 2018 : Médaille d’Argent
Paris Agriculture
Fair 2018
Silver medal
Grape variety :

60% Merlot
Grape variety originate from Bordeaux aera, adapted to the Charentes climate, it brings delicacy, roundness and aromatic richness

40% Cabernet Franc N
One of the oldest red grape variety from Bordeaux and Loire, it brings complexity and vivacity

Tasting

To the eye: Ruby colour with purplish shades.
To the nose: Great aromatic intensity with spicy note like black pepper, liquorice, black and red fruit aromas.
In the mouth: A supple attack, roundness in the mouth with the pesence of thin tannins. Violet hints on the final. Long aromatic pesistense

About technics

Chalky and clay soils, well-ripened grapes, de-stemming and crushing, 12 days fermentation on the skin with pumping-over and release, aging during 7 month in stainless steel vat.

Our tips…

You can appreciate it now or wait until 2020.
A red wine to drink between 16 and 18°C, open it 1 hour before serving.
Pair it with red meat, salted tart or cheese plater.

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