Cuvée du Tertre

"The charm of authenticity"
Powerful but greasy in the mouth, a wine which associates drink-ability and typicality!

GRAPE VARIETIES

85% Malbec, 15% Merlot

TERROIR

Young vines on clay-siliceous (30%), clay-limestone (50%) and limestone (20%) terroir - 2nd , 3rd and 4th terrace of Lot Valley.
Yield 50 Hl/ha.

VINIFICATION

Vinification traditionnelle en cuves inox avec maîtrise des températures à 30°C en fin de fermentation afin de préserver la fraîcheur du fruit.

WINE-MAKING

Ageing in cement tanks until the following spring.
Then, ageing in small oak barrels and oak vats for 30% of the volume for one year. Bottling in the next spring, from 18 months after the harvest.

TASTING NOTES

Under a cherry burlat color, a bouquet of ripe fruit mixes with vanilla and slightly liquorice aromas. This wine is combining a well maturity and freshness ; it appears racy by its concentration but it is gentle by its gourmet taste.

LAYING-DOWN POTENTIAL

To drink from 4 to 7 years

SERVICE TEMPERATURE

To serve between 17° and 19°C.
It is perfect with red meat, duck breast, lamb and cheese.

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