The nose opens with aromas of ripe, crunchy cherry and a few discrete hints of sweet spice.
The attack is silky, the wine’s structure builds, gradually supported by fine, regular tannins and elegant freshness.
- 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.
Harvested by hand
Bottled at the estate.
- 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
Maturation: 16 to 20 months