The nose offers pleasant, delicate oaky notes, mingled with lovely scents of fresh red fruit. Engaging on the palate, with a juicy attack, the same red fruit as the nose in the mid-palate, with a redcurrant freshness, and subtle hints of oak and toast on the finish.
AOC Côtes de Bergerac. Grand Vin. 2017
60% Cabernet Franc, 40% Merlot
The vines are planted on the gentle slopes of the commune of Monestier.
Destemming, manual sorting table. Slow fermentation between 27°C and 30°C with indigenous yeasts. Post-fermentation maceration for 15-20 days. Malolactic fermentation. Punching-down method.
8 to 10 years.
2 stars in the Hachette Wine Guide (edition 2020)
93 points, Robert Parker’s Wine Adocate 2022
Excellent with Gascon cuisine (cassoulet, roast duck breast, duck confit) or red meat.
Between 17° and 18°C.