It revels in ripe juicy Merlot while keeping a sense of style and elegance. Produced by the Malet-Roquefort family, owners since 1705, the wine has some firm tannins while never losing sight of the generous black fruits. Drink from 2022. 93 Points by Wine Enthusiast – Cellar Selection
WINEMAKER Stephane Derenoncourt
GRAPE VARIETIES 90% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc
TERROIR Limestone plateau with clay layers and green marls, hillside with Fronsac molasse and foot of the hillside with deep carbonates sands.
CULTURE & VINIFICATION The work in the plots of Clos is the equal to the actions in the parcels for the first label: pruning, cover, de-leafing, green harvest, hand-picking. In the cellar, the same technical gestures pace the successive stages of vinification. This wine aged in one and two-year-old French oak barrels during 12 months.
ALCOHOL CONTENT 13.5%