Classification: Appellation Bordeaux Contrôlée
Left bank of the Dordogne river and right bank of the Garonne river
Grape Varieties: 60% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon
Soil: Combination of gravel, clay and limestone
Climate: Oceanic, mild and humid
Controlled extraction- alcoholic fermentation at high temperature
(30-32°C) with daily pumping over- maceration (for 2 to 3 weeks) –
malolactic fermentation – Ageing on lees in vats
Viticulture: Low yields, hand tending, careful selection and minimal
interference in the natural ripening of the grapes.
Appearance: Deep cherry red colour and brilliant
Nose: Rich and intense nose of red berry fruit (redcurrant, wild
strawberry). When agitated, spicy and minty notes appear.
Palate: Velvety tannins on the palate, well balanced wine with a long fruity
Food Matches: Cheese, charcuterie, red meat, poultry – Best at 18°C.
Wine list comments:
Fine and elegant bouquet with rich berry aromas typical of wines
from the Bordeaux Appellation. Although this charming wine is
ready to drink now, it can also age for 2 to 3 years.
Bronze Medal – HK General Chamber of Wine & Spirits 2017- HK
2017 (vintage 2015)
Bronze Medal – Concours des Grands Vins de France – Macon 2002
(France) (2000 vintage)