La Soif de Vincent
Grape varieties : 90% merlot, 10% malbec.
Density : 5700 vineplants/hectare.
Soil : Slopes of limestone covered by 30 cm to 1 m of brown clay.
Method : Field under controlled grass. Guyot double pruning, 7 buds. High trellising (1,90m). Debudding. Thinning out the leaves. Harvest in green. Controlled yield of 50 hl /ha.
Cellar : Thermo-regulated. Modernized in 2000.
Vinification : Cold macerations. Alcoholic fermentation and maceration over an extended period. Searching for a deep taste of fruit, with a good color and a good density.
Ageing : Pure merlot and malbec to obtain original flavors of fruit, with merlot aged into new barrels added.
Wine tasting : This wine finds its authenticity into an explosion of fruit. Aromas of red fruit – raspberry, strawberry, cherry – harmonize with smooth tonalities of arbutus berry, bush peach, mango, lychee. Malbec fully expresses its floral hints of violet and poppy, with a touch of saffron. In the mouth, “La soif de Vincent” has an amazing coolness. Its simplicity offers the pleasure to find again a real, frank, market wine, with a good length in final.
Wine/Food accompaniment : A wine to go with a family or summer food. Perfect with grilled meat, salads, fish, fruits.
Advice for tasting : Drink at room temperature or chilled in summer.
Label : Original, recalling the work of a man and his vines.
Cork : Natural and reconstituted cork. Imbossed with the name of the Château and internet address.
Containers : Traditional bottles and magnums.
Packaging : Cartons of 6 bottles.
AOC : Côtes de Bourg
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