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Cuvée Particulière

“The greatest value”

A perfect balanced wine, the alliance of smooth tannins and delicate long finish.

Grape varieties

90% Malbec, 10% Tannat

Terroir

Old vines from 40 to 60 years on clay-limestone (60%) and clay-siliceous (40%) terroir – 2nd and 3rd terrace of Lot Valley.
Low yield, 40 Hl/ha.

Wine-making

Traditional method in stainless steel tanks during 30 days with temperature control and traditional punch of the cap.

Maturing

Ageing in cement tanks until the following spring. Then, the wine stays in oak large barrels for 1/3 and the next 2/3 of the volume stays in oak barrels of 1-3 years for 12-14 month.

Tasting notes

Very beautiful deep purple color, typical of the appellation. Intense and complex nose: grilled, spiced, red fruits, mentholed. This wine well textured, has a slight taste of liquorice and is rich with promise.

Laying-down potential

From 4 to 12 years.

Service temperature

To serve between 16° and 18°C.
Duck, goose, game, cheese.