Abbaye Sainte-Marie de Pierredon - Merlot 2014 - Wine

Merlot 2014
Merlot 2014
Atypical Freshness and minerality. 2014 is the second vintage for this "cuvée" 100% merlot, surprising by its freshness and its delicacy. A wine with a great evolution and complexity.

Appellation

Wine from regions of Alpilles produced with grape of organic agriculture

Grape Variety

100 % Merlot.

Region

Clay-Limestone

Yield

35 hl/ha

Quantity

6000 bottles

Harvesting

In cases of 20 kg- Selected at the vineyard

Wine production

Premature harvest, by night to respect the typicity of the grape. Soft pressing, natural yeast fermentation during 10 days with daily remontage. Ageing during 12 month, 2/3 in barrique and 1/3 in stainless steel.

Tasting

The color is ruby, the nose black fruits, "garrigue" (Thyme, Rosemary). The mouth is fresh and round with a silky structure. Persistant aromas of cocoa, a nice long lasting roundness and a promising reserve wine.

Ideal complements

To combine with game, farmhouse pâté, delicatessen.

Storage

From current date to the 10 years to come.


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