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Cuvée Particulière

“The Lamartine icon”

A perfect balanced wine; the alliance of smooth tannins and a very long finesse finish.

Grape varieties

90% Malbec, 10% Tannat

Terroir

Vine-plants aged 40-55 years old on a clay-limestone and clay-silica soil
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 process.

Maturing

Ageing in cement tanks until the following spring. During 12-14 month, 1/3 of the volume stays in oak foudre and the other 2/3 of the volume stays in 1-3 years oak barrels. Bottled in June and put in sale in September.

Tasting notes

Very beautiful deep purple colour, 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 17° and 19°C.
Duck, goose, game, cheese.