Vintages
Mas de Daumas Gassac Red

The vines are predominantly uncloned king Cabernet Sauvignon which reigned supreme in the Medoc before 1914.

Vintage 2017(40th VINTAGE)

Technical sheet

Denomination:

IGP St Guilhem-le-Désert – Cité d’Aniane.

TYPE OF SOIL:

Red Glacial deposits.

GRAPE VARIETIES:

78% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc, 4% Petit Verdot, 2% Malbec, 2% Pinot Noir & 4% rare grape varieties.

Vinification:

Classic Medoc vinification – long fermentation and maceration (20 days at least) in stainless steel tank. No filtration.

HARVEST DATES:

2 september – 13 september 2017 (7days)

CLIMATE:

Thanks to plenty of rain during the first half of the year, and a magnificent dry, sunny summer, the vines hardly suffered any water stress. Conditions were optimal for perfectly ripe grapes.

TOTAL PRODUCTION:

82 000 bottles & 3000 magnums

Folin:

60

PH:

3.54

MATURING:

12 to 15 months in oak barrel (1 to 7 years old barrels).

HARVEST:

100% manual.

YIELD:

40hl/ha

ALCOHOL BY VOL.:

13.5%

TOTAL ACIDITY:

3.59

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