Snapshot
Vintage: 2015
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: France
Region: Bordeaux
Appellation: Bordeaux Superieur
Wine type: Red
Varietals: Red Blend
Varietal notes: 70% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon
Organic: Practicing
Vineyard: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc from vines planted in the 1970s. The vines are non-clonal, massal selection.
Orientation: South-facing vineyard spanning two sunny hilltops, which are among the highest points in the Gironde region.
Soil: Silt, clay-limestone
Viticulture: The vineyard is farmed organically, yields are kept low, and grapes are all hand harvested, which is rare in the area.
Vinification: Cool fermentation, skin maceration, stainless steel aging, and very light fining and filtering.
Aging: 12 months in French oak (20% new)
Production: 8,333 cases