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70% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc, 10% Syrah, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, from fine sandy soils on the plain at Chavanay, mostly destemmed, 3 week oak vat vinification at up to 28°C (reduced), some pumping overs, aged 1-5 year 228-litre oak casks 23 months, unfined, unfiltered, 9,000 b

2008 No Rating



quite a full dark red; has a clear, Merlot-led nose, with black berry jam in it. The palate`s black fruits gain in tannin and licorice “darkness”, to the point of firmness. Not sure. 13°. To 2013. “Eat a cassoulet with this,” F. Villard. Nov 2009