2015 Vintage

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TASTING NOTES
• This concentrated wine is rich in black cherry fruit and slight nutmeg notes with a minty freshness that balances the ripe fruit. It is a harmonious wine with a pleasant structure and rounded tannins.

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GRAPE VARIETIES
• Merlot (90%)
• Cabernet Franc (10%)

VINEYARD
• Total vineyard is18 ha though this wine is produced from 7 ha of vineyards on
on the slopes (côtes) and foot of the slopes (pied de côtes) with soils of limestone and clay.
• Located at Saint Laurent des Combes, next to the medieval village of St Emilion
• Made up of several different plots some next to Tertre Rôteboeuf, Pavie and other well-known neighbours
• Old Vines: 60 years on average
• Replanting at 7,600 vines per ha

VITICULTURE
• Sustainable, organic conversion
• Guyot double pruning (7-8 buds)
• De-budding, de-leafing
• Organic spray products
• Sexual Confusion capsules
• Weed control by cultivation (no herbicide) with grass between the vineyard rows
• Biodiversity encouraged

HARVEST
• Manual and mechanical from 5 to 14 October 2015
• Manual sorting after de-stemming

VINIFICATION
• Small thermo-regulated vats (50 to 80hl) unlined concrete and stainless steel
• Small plot by plot vinification
• Cold soak of 4 days at less than 10°
• Four manual pumping overs per day and diminishing (mostly in aqueous
phase). A single rack and return.
• Total time in vat 4 weeks
• Natural yeasts only
• No addition of sulphites before ageing

AGEING
• 70% aged in French oak barrels (225 l) for 12 months (third new oak, third one year, third two years)
• Barrels from four different coopers
• Remaining 30% aged in unlined concrete
• Underground ageing cellar
• Minimal racking (every 6 months)

BOTTLING
• September 2018 at the château
• No fining or filtering

AGEING POTENTIAL
• This wine can be enjoyed young but will continue to improve for around 10 years.

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Weight 1 kg

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