- Appellation: Puisseguin St Emilion
- Terroir: Clay-limestone slopes and plateaus
- Surface area: 11 ha
- Grape variety proportions: 80 % Merlot
20 % Cabernet Sauvignon
- Average age of the vines: 30 years.
- Average plantation density: 5 000 plants/ha.
- Yields: 40 Hl/ha
- Growing practices: Soil tilling, leaf thinning and bunch distribution, reasoned culture regarding chemical intervention and fertilizer enrichment.
- Harvest: Machine harvest with sorting table.
- Vinification: Cold pre-fermentation maceration with carbonic ice and in temperature controlled vats. The extraction is undertaking traditionally by pumping over. Then post-fermentation maceration before the run-off.
- Ageing cellar: The malo-lactic fermentations are undertaken in new oak barrels, the wine is then barrel aged over lees. The ageing will last between 14 and 16 months.
- Tasting notes: Deep robe, purple glints. Expressive nose, mixing ripe fruit with a lovely toasted woody aroma. The palate is dense, the tannins are fine-grained yet present. It will perfectly accompany grilled or stewed red and white meat, game or aged cheeses…or surprisingly with chocolate cake. Service temperature: 16 °C.