Presentation: A single plot of 26 hectares located on a hillside north of Libourne, 78m above sea level. Clay-limestone soil with a crasse de fer iron oxide-bearing subsoil (blue clay).
Appellation: AOC Bordeaux supérieur red
Grape Varieties: 100% Merlot
Production: 40,000 bottles
Yield: 39 hl/ha
Harvest Date: 6 – 10 October 2015
Bottling Date: 19 September 2017
Vinification: Warm maceration before fermentation.
Fermentation started at 15°C and slowly rises up to 24°C maximum in order to preserve the freshness of the fruit. Malolactic fermentation at 21°C.
Alcohol Level: 15%
Owner: Peggy & Cyrille GREGOIRE
Consulting Oenologist: Claude GROS
Color: Deep garnet with purple highlights.
Nose: Bouquet of spicy red fruits
Palate: After a full and powerful attack, the subtle marriage between fruit, oak and the roundness of the flesh make a very tasty wine.