« Cuvée Colombier » Red 2016
The Colombier Cuvée is a blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Cabernet Franc and 10% Merlot.
100% of these wines are aged in new French barrels. Sold in wooden case.
Grape variety : 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Cabernet Franc, 10% Merlot / Appellation : A.O.P. Bergerac Contrôlée / Region : South West of France / Oak maturation : 100% aged in new French oak barrels / Cellaring potential : 5 to 20 years / Alcohol : 14 % / Acidity : 3,5 g/l / pH : 3,6 / Residual sugar : 0,8 g/L
The best vines are selected on the plateau with clay limestone soil. Since 2005, the vineyard has been converted to organic agriculture.
Cold maceration for 72 hours, then pumping over at the beginning of fermentation. Malolactic fermentation is in new barrels (French oak) then the wine stays on lees during 12 months. After r a first racking, the wine is put back in barrel during 6 additional months.
The color is dark purple red, the aroma is intense and complex: blackcurrant
fruit and plum with a smoky note of wood, on the palate the wine is full with
silky tannins, a return in the mouth of red fruit and chocolate notes.
To drink with games and stews meats.Download the technical sheets