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Appellation

AOP Côtes de Bergerac Red

Terroir

Clayey-limestone soil on Mal from the Monbazillac region.
Plot n° A1611 – 35hl/ha

Grape varieties

Cabernet Sauvignon

Vinification

Total destemming flowed by punch-downs. Long maceration of 40 days with micro-oxygenation under the cap. Unfiltered.

Aging

30 months in 30hl foudres (large oak vats) on the lees

Tasting

A terroir, a variety, an old vine. This wine boasts floral menthol notes, jammed forest fruits, vanilla and creaminess. A very structured mouth, a beautiful strong body balanced out with a mineral freshness.