Aromas of blueberries, black olives, and light walnuts follow through to a medium body with fine, polished tannins and a light coffee and blackberry aftertaste.
WINEMAKER Stéphane Derenoncourt
APPELLATION AOC Lussac Saint-Emilion
GRAPE VARIETIES 70% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon
TERROIR Blue clay, silica gravel, clay with crasse de fer.
VINIFICATION 50% stainless steel and 50% concrete, all temperature-controlled. Aging 16-18 months: 1/3 French oak barrels (50% new) and 2/3 in vats.
FOOD PAIRING Any kind of cheese, meats as well as chicken, vegetables, and pasta.
ALCOHOL CONTENT 14%