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Appellation: AOC Malepére

Category: Red

Grapes: 50% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Cabernet Franc, 10% Malbec

Vintage: 2014

Bottles: Bordelaise conic

Production: around 45,000 bottles

Vineyard Age: 18 years

Harvest: Hand picking harvest of our two best parcels in our territory between the end of September and October

Vinification:

  • Completely destemmed grapes macerate during 12 days at low temperatre, to keep the maximum flavor
  • Continuous foot-pressing the grapes for total juice extraction
  • Juice is left for a natural fermentation at 77 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Wine is transferred into French oak barrels and aged for 8 months

Alcohol content: 13.5%

Total Acidity: 3.9

pH: 3.77

Description: Deep bright red color, with a warm and pleasant aroma of ripe black fruits, cherry and blackcurrant notes. Well-balanced mouthfeel, supported by the oak and offering long black fruit feeling at the end.