Growing Conditions

“2016 is really in line with the 2015. Really good vintage, dry and warm. That makes powerfull merlot, perfect for a good Montage St Emilion. A good storm end of August helps with the yield. Beatifull weather until end of October when the Cabernet Has been harvested”. Gonzague Maurice – Owner and Wine Maker Traditional farming, working one row with grass and one row ploughed. All the work is done by hand in the vines, until the harvest. - Surface: 3.2 Hectares - Soils Type: Clay - Limestone - Density: 6 500 vines/hectare

Harvest

Manual Harvest with sorting in the Vines.

Winemaking

Once the grapes arrive at the cellar, they will be stored in small concrete vats (50Hl) with temperature control.

Aging

The ageing takes place for 75% in the vats and 25% in oak barrels from several years old. (5 to 10)

Food Pairing

Roasted pork chop, turkey fillets in Porto sauce, or marinated duck breasts.