MERLOT

Gamme : The "Cépages"

Harvested at full maturity on the Côtes de Thongue terroir, La Croix Belle Merlot is made with small yields. It better expresses its power and lingers even longer on the palate after several months of aging in the bottle.
GRAPE VARIETIES:
100% Merlot
APPELLATION:
PGI Côtes de Thongue
SOIL:
Clayish-calcareous
SUBSOIL:
Gravelly soil and pebbles
YIELD:
55 hectolitres per hectare
AGE OF VINES:
15 to 20 years
CULTURE:
Rigorous pruning, natural grassing
YIELD:
Harvest sorting
VINIFICATION:
Traditional, long maceration (about 3 weeks).
AGING:
In tanks.
DESCRIPTION:
Brilliant colour with purple tints. Ripe fruit aromas on the nose, cherries preserved in spirits. Mouth aromas complemented with cocoa notes. A full, smooth wine.
FOOD AND WINE COMBINATIONS:
Serve between 16-17°C. To be enjoyed with family-style cuisine, with cured or dried meats and grilled meat. To be drunk within 3 years.
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