Two terroirs and a perfect balance: Puisseguin limestone plateau producing Merlot grapes that express mineral characteristics and remarkable elegance, while on the clayey slopes of the Listrac area, where powerful, concentrated fruit is grown. The grapes are harvested when they are perfectly ripe and the wines from the two different terroirs are blended to make wines every year that feature a remarkable combination of strength and elegance.
40 year old vines (avg.), 75% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon
Wine Making: Alcoholic fermentation in concrete tanks temperature: 28 degrees (Celsius). Vatting period of 3 weeks. Aged in barrels (40% new) during 15 months.
Tasting Note: Ruby color, A fruity nose with cherry, plum and blackberry, with a touch of spice with vanilla and chocolate. A balanced palate with a full and warm finish.
Food Pairing: Grilled beef, roasted duck, cheeses and chocolate dessert.
92 Points, Wine Enthusiast “This 30-acre estate offers an excellent wine that demonstrates the balance between the ripeness of Merlot and the more restrained nature of the Cabernets. Add in the barrel aging, and the wine has both structure and elegance. Drink from 2022.”