Nose

Red fruit, grilled almond, liquorice, cocoa.

Palate

Red fruit (raspberry, redcurrant) and grilled almond, full bodied, balanced.

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 25 to 45 days.

Aging

Stainless steel vats and oak barrels during 18 months. Cellaring: more than 10 years.

Appearance

Brick red.

Food Pairing

Game, stews, and more generally dishes with character.