Imposing character with delicate aspects, dense texture matched with silky tannins.
Thanks to its richness, it can be an excellent pairing with exotic and Asian food.
Producer: Chateau Barouillet
Region: France, Bergerac & Monbazillac in Pomport
Style + Colour: Still, Red
Grapes/Blend: Merlot, Cab Sav, Cab Franc
Grapes picked at perfect ripeness and hand destemmed. Grapes put in open barrels (2-3 year old) during 50 days. Gentle extraction. With the free-run juice it’s put back into the barrels and aged for 15 months. Then blended with the pressed juice. 1g sulphur added when bottling.