Clos les Remparts Graves 2018


Variety 100% Merlot

Soil Selection of old Merlot vines from two parcels in Pujols-sur-Ciron on the extension of the limestone plateau of Barsac:

Guisat Sud – gravel

Jean Dubos – ferrous sand on clay and limestone

Vines 25-45 years vines, planted at 6,600 per ha, pruned at Guyot simple

Harvest Manual Winemaking Fermentation in stainless steel tanks with remontage Malo-lactic fermentation in barrels

Ageing in French oak Bordelaise barrels for 12 months (1/3 new oak)

Bottle ageing for 12 months before release to the market ABV 13.5% Yields 35 hl/ha

Degustation notes Concentrated and spicy nose with notes of vanilla, red fruits cinnamon and pepper.

Silky and mellow on the palate with smooth and round tannins and long balanced finish.

To serve at 16-18°C with game, gravy dishes, aged cheeses.

Food pairing Game, grilled meats, aged cheese