Our selection originates on the alluvial terraces of the Quaternary period, in the Western section of the appellation. This thick layer of gravel, pebbles and red clay provides a rich and generous aromatic pallet that was balanced by temperate climate conditions in 2014.
and destemming. Alternating pumping over and rack-and-returns during the maceration period. One third of the blend matured 14 months in new 275 liter Laurus barrels.
Production: 3 100 bottles
Bottling date: 23 June 2016
Bright ruby colour, a nose of raspberry, blackberry and lavender along with a touch of vanilla from the oak aging. Smooth and silky on the palate, offering juicy flavours of red fruits and a lively, refreshing acidity. The finish is long and generous with persistent tannins and a lingering blue-fruit element. (Tasted April 2016)
Service & food pairing suggestions:
Serve at around 16° to 18°C (60° to 64°F). Recommend opening an hour before serving.
Best enjoyed between 2016 and 2021
Alc. by vol. 13.5%
Age of vines & yield:
Average of 35 to 40 years – 35hl/ha