The nose reveals red fruit and blackberry notes.
A well-balances palate displaying plum and morello cherries, with a slightly smoky finish.
The vineyard can be found below the commune of Saint-Emilion, on the alluvial plain bordering the Dordogne. It is split into three plots: to the northwest of the villages of Saint-Hippolyte and Saint-Etienne-de-Lisse, and to the southwest in the Saint-Pey d'Armens area.
- Type of soil: Sandy, clay-limestone soils
- Age of the vineyard: 40 years
- Area of the vineyard: 8 hectares
- Plantation density: 5000 to 6000 vines/hectare
- Vine cultivation: Mixed Guyot pruning. Integrated pest management
- Operations: leaf thinning and green harvesting
Traditional Bordeaux vinification in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats.
Pre-fermentation cold maceration.
3 to 4 pumping over operations per day during fermentation.
Post-fermentation maceration lasting for two weeks.
Serve with meat and sauce dishes such as a lamb shank.