Generous and appealing with dark fruits and black chocolate characters, soft, fine powdery tannins and lovely length of flavour.
The warm maritime-influenced climate and red-brown loamy soils produce rich dark fruit characters and supple tannins in their exemplary red wines.
With losses due to smoke or fire damage in some area, meant yields were low, but of the regions unaffected the quality of the grapes is high
Fermented on skins for 7-12 days in closed fermenters at moderate temperatures ranging from 12-26 °C. A very moderate oak regime, comprising 15% new and the rest older, French oak, for a relatively short period averaging at 6 months.
- Grilled and Roasted Red Meats
- Grilled and Roasted White Meats