Nose

Woody notes. Vanilla, toasted bread, cocoa, roasted coffee.

Palate

Full-bodied, well-constituted and grilled notes. Aromas of coffee, cocoa or toast marrying the fruits.

Growing Conditions

Ploughing on 2/3 of the area. Thining out of the grapes if necessary. Sustained agriculture. Clay and silt soil with a Red Gravels’ subsoil.

Harvest

Harvest with sorting table.

Winemaking

Mastering of temperatures. Skin maceration during 30 to 45 days.

Aging

Stainless steel vats for 6 months and oak barrels (new and one year old) for 12 months. Cellaring: 10 to 15 years.

Appearance

Garnet/dark ruby.

Food Pairing

Game, dishes cooked in sauce and cheese.