Clos de la Bouvellerie
In the vineyard :
Soil : Limestone-clay soil.
Localisation : On the plateau near the Château de Marçay.
Grape variety : Cabernet franc 100%.
Age of vines : 47 years old.
In the cellar :
Winemaking method : Fermentation in concrete tanks with light pumping over twice a day for 2 weeks then once a day for one more week.
Wine maturation : 12 months in concrete tanks at 13°C then bottled and storaged in tuffeau cave for 1 year at least.
Color : Intense blackberry red.
Nose : Nice, mature nose of cocoa, undergrowth flavours.
Mouth : Great structure with aromas of blackberry, ripe blueberry followed by roasted peppers flavours. The silky & grained tannins at the same time offers the elegance and the personality of this wine.
Suggestion : Decant the wine, or open the bottle 2/3 hours before serving, at 16°C.
Aging potential : 5 years and more