Monestier La Tour

Côtes de Bergerac


Deep cherry red colour with glints of bright pink. Nose: aromas of red berries, cherry flesh and blackberry, but also liquorice and spices, with a hint of vanilla. Palate: full-bodied, round attack, supported by a tight, fine-grained tannic structure.

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Côtes De Bergerac AOC GRAND VIN – 2018 Ecocert ORGANIC certification


53% Cabernet Franc, 45% Merlot


The vines are planted on gentle slopes in the commune of Monestier. Clay-limestone soil.


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.

Ageing potential

8 to 10 years.

Awards and certificates

Wine Enthusiast (nov 2023), Editors’ Choice, 93 points
Gold Medal, Frankfurt International Trophy 2021
Gold Medal, Berliner Wine Trophy 2021
Gold Medal, Asia Wine Trophy 2021
Bronze Medal, International Wine Challenge 2021
Bronze Medal, Decanter World Wine Awards 2021
One Star, Guide Hachette des Vins 2021
91 points, Robert Parker’s Wine Adocate 2022

Serving recommendations

A pleasant freshness underpins this sunny vintage, which goes wonderfully well with a grilled beef rib, noisettes of lamb with cumin, or a glazed duck breast with spices.


Recommended serving temperature

Between 17° and 18°C.

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