Appellation: Vin de France, Entre-Deux-Mers (Bordeaux region)
Farming: Sustainable viticulture (certified)
Grapes: Cabernet Franc (60%), Merlot (30%), Syrah (10%)
Aromatics: Vibrant bright strawberries, red berries red plums on the nose and beautiful subtle notes of fresh ferment.
Palate: A medium bodied crunchy red, with notes of strawberries, red berries. Gamay-esque vibe in style. Highly smashable!
About the wine: 5000 to 6000 vines per hectare, higher density than most vineyards in Entre-Deux-Mers. Cold, pre-fermentation maceration. Temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. Short, traditional ageing in cement tanks.
When to drink: Drink now or in the next 3 years after vintage.
Service: Chilled or 14 degrees C.
Food match: Perfect match for stuffed tomatoes and roast chicken or Italian dishes like spaghetti Bolognese and lasagne.
The Wine Front, Mike Bennie: Vintage 2018, 91/100