Country: France Region: Medoc, Bordeaux
Varietal: 90% Cabernet Suavignon, 10% Merlot
Colour: Red Style: Dry
Producer: Chateau Le Joyeaux
Vineyard surface : 33 hectares
Soils :Clay-limestone for the most part with some plots with gravel deposits
Blend of grape variety :74 % Merlot, 11 % Cabernet Sauvignon and 15 % Malbec
Wine-making process :
Cold maceration for 3-4 days prior to fermentation. Turbo-punching of the cap for gentle extraction. Length of maceration adapted according to the year. Aged in cement and stainless steel vats.
Tasting comments :
The colour is beautifully intense. The nose opens with spicy, very harmonious notes of peanut. The attack is supple in the mouth, accompanied with fine tannins that give a most interesting sweetness. The long finish ends on a harmonious note of ripe fruit and wood.
Food Match: Duck, lamb, steak,