A deep, rich colour, almost black but not quite. The bouquet is supremely inviting, while on the palate this Haut Médoc Cru Bourgeois is both supple and weighty. Ripe fruits and delicate gooseberries gradually develop earthy notes, followed by spices and vanilla. Good fullness, and long on the finish.
Château Ferrande 2015 shows a deep, beautifully intense colour – almost black.
Red fruit on the nose with a smattering of warm, toasty notes and a hint of vanilla.
A smooth attack followed by a beautifully full body with powerful, elegant tannins. Very harmonious on the palate, leading to a good, long finish.
The Côtes de Provence AOC is located in the
southeast of France and its reputation is largely based
on its rosé wines. The Provence wine region enjoys an
exceptional amount of sunshine with hot summers
accompanied by the Mistral wind, and its terroir is
made up of a complex geology. Each wine is
therefore imbued with the personality of its terroir
resulting in a wide variety.
This Cabernet Sauvignon is designated a Pays d’Oc
Protected Geographical Indication wine. Covering 4
French «departments», it boasts a wide variety of terroirs,
each one with different soils and climates, and which,
when blended together, create wines with typical
characters. There are many contrasts between the
harshness of the mountain foothills and the mildness of the
Following a pneumatic pressing, a short pre-fermentation
maceration takes place. The vinification is then carried out
in stainless steel vats at a medium temperature. Ageing on
the lees, along with « bâtonnage » (stirring up of the lees),
brings the smoothness and minerality of the Chardonnay to
This Merlot is designated a Pays d’Oc Protected
Geographical Indication wine. The particular character of
this wine is derived from its region of origin, the Languedoc,
whose climate is predominantly Mediterranean with very
hot, dry summers and mild autumns, winters and springs.
Selection is a key stage in the production process,
providing us with grapes from which we can draw out
jammy, as well as crisp, pungent fruity aromas.
This Sauvignon Blanc is designated a Côtes de Gascogne
Protected Geographical Indication wine. Gascony is
characterized by its temperate oceanic climate and is this
aromatic grape variety’s preferred region as it enables it to
reach optimal maturity. Its terroir endows the ripe grapes
with lovely acidity reflected in the nice taut, fresh
character of the wines.
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