Winemakers: Louis Delhon, - Dom. Bassac
Production Area: 75 ha
Yield per Vine & Hectare: 60 hl/ha, soils are composed of chalky clay soil that retain the water well and bring out the fruit well
Training system: Guillot double with trellising, the oldest vineyards with vines of over 50 years give the most concentrated products. Over 20 years of organic farming have made the soils produce well under the scorching Mediterranean sun.
Vinification: Gentle pressing. Long skin contact prior to pressing, thus resulting in a very stable dark red. Very reductive by avoiding any aroma losses, with a slight residual sugar this wine that most people love. Extended skin contact was avoided to avoid mouth drying tannins.
Analytical Data: 12.5%Vol. alcohol – 8,0 g reducing sugars
Ageing: min. 5 - 6 months, 50% in oak
Tasting Notes: well balanced soft tannins, fine spices, clear aromas of spices, dark fruits, leather
Color: dark red, with light violet hues
Aroma: Floral, spicy, with touch of apples and grapes, aromas of peaches, strawberries and raspberries
Conservation Time: Three years
Drinking Temperature: 15-18°C
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