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1725 Merlot / Cab Sauv Reserve

Barton & Guestier

1725 Merlot / Cab Sauv Reserve

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Superb Bordeaux offering exceptional value.

Classification: Appellation Bordeaux Contrôlée Region: Left bank of the Dordogne river and right bank of the Garonne river

Grape Varieties: 60% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon

Soil: Combination of gravel, clay and limestone

Climate: Oceanic, mild and humid

Vinification: Controlled extraction- alcoholic fermentation at high temperature (30-32°C) with daily pumping over-maceration (for 2 to 3 weeks) – malolactic fermentation - Ageing on lees in vats

Viticulture: Low yields, hand tending, careful selection and minimal interference in the natural ripening of the grapes.

T A S T E

Appearance: Deep cherry red colour and brilliant Nose: Rich and intense nose of red berry fruit (redcurrant, wild strawberry). When agitated, spicy and minty notes appear.

Palate: Velvety tannins on the palate, well balanced wine with a long fruity aftertaste.