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Size: 750ml Varietal: Bordeaux Red Blend Country: France Region: Bordeaux
Appellation: Bordeaux Supérieur
Varietals: 95% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc and Cabernet-Sauvignon
Terroir: 19 Ha (47 acres) of which 10 Ha (25 acres) are on chalky clay (Génissac) and 9 Ha (22 acres) on sandy gravel soil (St Sulpice de Faleyrens et Ste Terre).
Vines and Viticulture: Average age 35 years, planting density 5500 plants/Ha. Vineyards grassed and drained. Deleafing and green harvesting, soil improvement using organic materials exclusively. Table sorting of grapes. 45 Hl/Ha average yield.
Vinification: Fermentation in thermostatically controlled 200Hl stainless steel vats, long (30 days) vat fermentation, délestage (the juice is removed and poured back over the cap) and pigeage (the cap is forced into the juice).
Aging 14 months in barrels which were only used once before.
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"This has a deep hue of ripe dark fruit and an attractive overlay of oak spice, leading to a palate with a smooth and juicy texture. Really polished and long. Drink from 2022." -Rated 91, James Suckling
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