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VARIETAL NOTES75% Merlot & 25% Cabernet FrancVINEYARDA portion of the Clos de la Cure vines are located in a beautiful walled vineyard near the church of Saint Christophe des Bardes and the rest are on the plateau of Saint Etienne de Lisse. While the average vine age is 30 years, it is believed that vines were planted on these plateaus in the Middle Ages.SOILClay topsoil over limestone sub-soilVITICULTUREDensely planted at 6600-9000 vines per hectare. The Bouyers farm sustainably and rigorously including debudding, leaf-thinning and green harvesting.VINIFICATIONPrefermentation cold soaking. Vinified in concrete tank with punch downs followed by a 4 week maceration in temperature controlled tanks. 40% malolactic fermentation in barrel, the rest in tank which is later transferred to barrel for ageing on the lees.AGINGAged 12-15 months in French oak, 50% of which is new.
Cabernet Franc , Merlot , Other Regional Grapes , Red Blend