Chateau Milon Cuvee Caprice Saint-Emilion

Chateau Milon


Vintage: 2016
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: France
Region: Bordeaux
Appellation: Saint-Emilion
Wine type: Red
Varietals: Merlot
Varietal notes: 100% Merlot
Vineyard: A portion of the vines for Château Milon’s Cuvée Caprice are situated at the base of the Saint Christophe des Bardes slope and the rest  lie on the gravel soils of Saint Sulpice. While the average vine age is 30 years, it is believed that vines were planted on the plateau in the Middle Ages. 
Orientation: Southwest
Soil: Diverse array of soils dominated by sand, sandstone and clay.
Viticulture: Densely planted at 6600-9000 vines per hectare. The Bouyers farm sustainably and rigorously including debudding, leaf-thinning and green harvesting.
Vinification: Cold macertation punch downs followed by a 2-3 post-fermentation maceration.
Aging: Aged 6 months in neutral French oak.