Vintage 2017(40th VINTAGE)
IGP St Guilhem-le-Désert – Cité d’Aniane.
TYPE OF SOIL:
Red Glacial deposits.
78% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc, 4% Petit Verdot, 2% Malbec, 2% Pinot Noir & 4% rare grape varieties.
Classic Medoc vinification – long fermentation and maceration (20 days at least) in stainless steel tank. No filtration.
2 september – 13 september 2017 (7days)
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.
82 000 bottles & 3000 magnums
12 to 15 months in oak barrel (1 to 7 years old barrels).
ALCOHOL BY VOL.: