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Bordeaux Supérieur Red A.O.C. 2012

Soil

  • Planted surface area: 40 hectares
  • Soil: Limestone-clay
  • Subsoil: Limestone-clay
  • Grape varieties: 50 % Merlot, 20 % Cabernet Sauvignon, 30 % Cabernet Franc
  • Average age of vines:40 years old
  • Degree: 13%

Growing / Maturing

  • GROWING : Sustainable farming methods with treatment dose optimization. Mechanical leaf removal, mechanical harvesting machine with built-in collector.
  • WINEMAKING : Plot harvesting, grape selection when mature, systematic inert gas, punching down of grape skins to maximise maceration, pneumatic pressing, removal from barrels with juices separated.
  • MATURING : Thermo-regulated stainless steel vats with temperature control. Regulated micro-oxygenation. 7 day cold maceration. Standard 23 day fermentation. 12 months minimum maturing.

Taste

This superb 2012 vintage has both grilled and spicy hints. It has a dark red colour with shades of purple. On the palate, it is smooth with rich intense tannins.

These wines are a great accompaniment to grilled and roasted meats and cheese.

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