Domaine Du Grand Mayne Réserve Merlot Cabernet 2016 Côtes de Duras

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£14.99

Grapes:                Merlot 45% Cabernet sauvignon 45% Cabernet franc 10%


Vinification:        Nocturnal harvest, with selective sorting. Individual plot selection. Cold pre-fermentation maceration. Long maceration. 12 months maturation in barrels (1/4 new).


Tasting:                A lovely balance between richness and finesse. Rich body softened by subtle flavours and tannins. This wine is a teddy bear. Strong and powerful with a great sensitivity and an unctuous and transparent texture.


Cellaring:             From 3 to 15 years


Food pairing:      Red meats, game, cheese (eg. St Nectaire), chocolate

Description

Domaine Du Grand Mayne

One of the many benefits of us being in the little known Cotes de Duras is that we can’t charge the high prices of our neighbours in Bordeaux despite the fact that we think our wines are as good if not better.

Nowhere is that more evident than in our Reserve oaked red. Fermented in stainless steal tanks then aged for 12 months in French oak. ¼ was new to ensure that we didn’t overpower the natural fruitiness of the wine.

Owned by a community of over 600 of its customers, the vineyards of Domaine du Grand Mayne are based in the beautiful countryside of the Côtes de Duras. We make award-winning wines by combining our wine making heritage with innovation and passion.

 

Wine Notes

Grapes:                Merlot 45% Cabernet sauvignon 45% Cabernet franc 10%

Vinification:        Nocturnal harvest, with selective sorting. Individual plot selection. Cold pre-fermentation maceration. Long maceration. 12 months maturation in barrels (1/4 new).

Tasting:                A lovely balance between richness and finesse. Rich body softened by subtle flavours and tannins. This wine is a teddy bear. Strong and powerful with a great sensitivity and an unctuous and transparent texture.

Cellaring:             From 3 to 15 years

Food pairing:      Red meats, game, cheese (eg. St Nectaire), chocolate

Additional Information
Name Domaine Du Grand Mayne Réserve Merlot Cabernet 2016 Côtes de Duras
Description

Domaine Du Grand Mayne

One of the many benefits of us being in the little known Cotes de Duras is that we can’t charge the high prices of our neighbours in Bordeaux despite the fact that we think our wines are as good if not better.

Nowhere is that more evident than in our Reserve oaked red. Fermented in stainless steal tanks then aged for 12 months in French oak. ¼ was new to ensure that we didn’t overpower the natural fruitiness of the wine.

Owned by a community of over 600 of its customers, the vineyards of Domaine du Grand Mayne are based in the beautiful countryside of the Côtes de Duras. We make award-winning wines by combining our wine making heritage with innovation and passion.

 

Wine Notes

Grapes:                Merlot 45% Cabernet sauvignon 45% Cabernet franc 10%

Vinification:        Nocturnal harvest, with selective sorting. Individual plot selection. Cold pre-fermentation maceration. Long maceration. 12 months maturation in barrels (1/4 new).

Tasting:                A lovely balance between richness and finesse. Rich body softened by subtle flavours and tannins. This wine is a teddy bear. Strong and powerful with a great sensitivity and an unctuous and transparent texture.

Cellaring:             From 3 to 15 years

Food pairing:      Red meats, game, cheese (eg. St Nectaire), chocolate

Country of Production France
Price £14.99
Colour Red
Type Still table wine
Profile Full bodied
Country France
Region South West France
Appellation No
Grapes No
ABV 14%
Closure natural cork
Vintage NV
Awards No
Points No
Bottle size Bottle 75cl
Drink from - until No
Wine Maker No
Producer No
Food matching No
Featured Product No