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Behind its dark, ruby colour and violet hints, the Héritage hides intense smells of cassis, violet and spices. Straightforward on the palate, with pure and clear acidity, wrapped in mellowness. Altogether, this gives a good length to the wine.
This wine pairs perfectly with beef, duck breast, confit, cold cuts, cheese...
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
Grapes: Sauvignon Blanc 95 % Semillon 5%
Vinification: Nocturnal harvest with selective sorting. Direct pressing. Long barrel fermentation. Attention to flavor and freshness. Matured 7 months in barrels (1/4 new) on fine lees with moderate stirring.
Tasting: Perhaps the best Reserve white so far. Citrus, white fruits, citrus skin, flowery and mineral. Outstanding balance, acidity, and richness. Long and fresh. Staying so long in the mouth.
Cellaring: From three to 10 years or more.
Food pairing: Prawns with saffron, fish in sauce, sushi, risotto, foie gras, white meat (veal, roast chicken ...), goat or ewe cheese.