Variety: 80 % Merlot, 20 % Cabernet Sauvignon
Country, Region: France, Bordeaux
Appellation: Lussac St Emilion
80 % Merlot, 20 % Cabernet Franc, from the 9.8 hectares of vineyard planted on the clay-limestone hills of Lussac-Saint-Emilion. The fruit is destemmed and fermented in stainless steel tanks. Extraction is via pump-overs three times a day during ferment (typically 3 to 4 weeks), followed by 12 months maturation in 20-25 % new French oak barriques, depending on the vintage.