Nose

The nose opens with aromas of ripe, crunchy cherry and a few discrete hints of sweet spice.

Palate

The attack is silky, the wine’s structure builds, gradually supported by fine, regular tannins and elegant freshness.

Growing Conditions

- Geographic position: Eastern, Southern and South-western slopes of the Saint-Emilion hill and plateau - Soils: clay-limestone - Plantation density: 6000 to 7500 vines per hectare - Vine growing: vines are grown traditionnally and a proportion of rows are grassed down; de-budding is carried out, followed by green harvests.

Harvest

Harvested by hand

Bottling

Bottled at the estate.

Winemaking

- Winery: wooden, concrete and stainless steel vats, all equipped with temperature control. - Fermentation on skins: 2 to 3 weeks - Wines go into barrels: straight after they have been run-off

Aging

Maturation: 16 to 20 months

Appearance

Crimson hue