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Cuvée du Tertre

“An authentic and fleshy wine”

Powerful but fleshy in the mouth, a wine mixing drinkability and typicality!

Grape varieties

90% Malbec, 10% Merlot

Terroir

Vines from 10 to 20 years on clay-siliceous (30%), clay-limestone (50%) and limestone (20%) terroir – 2nd, 3rd and 4th terrace of Lot Valley.
Yield 50 Hl/ha.

Wine-making

Traditional method in stainless steel tanks, temperature controlled to 30°C at the end of fermentation to  preserve the freshness of the fruit.

Maturing

Ageing in cement tanks until the following spring. Then, ageing in small oak barrels and oak vats for 30% of the volume during 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.