the aromas are fruity, supported by a lot of freshness.
the attack is soft and tasty, the mid-palate is round, it develops aromas of dark berry and blueberry and the final is a fine structure and soft tannins.
The year 2012 is a rather late vintage. Harvesting began on october 7 for the Merlots. The harvest is mechanical at optimum ripeness of each plot. The work done is traditional but with oenological and advanced technical means. The sort of the grapes in the winery’s manual.
Fermentation in stainless steel tanks at higher temperatures (around 28/30° C) to extract all the beautiful color and material fruits. The team applied a Micro-oxygenation in cuvier. The grounds needed to be worked, the extraction was pretty intense because the ripe fruit and quality. Fermentation, maceration “under marc” after alcoholic fermentation between 3 and 4 weeks. Malolactic fermentation.
18 months in French oak
the color is very dense, the first clean, straight nose.