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Merlot - Domaine des Cognettes

Merlot

IGP du Val de Loire

Merlot

Merlot

IGP du Val de Loire

Sand, pebbles and clay over granite and gabbro rocks

0,7 ha of vines (14 years old)
Vineyard 100% organic (AB)
Harvested by hand with grape selection
Yield 26hl/ha

Maceration in tank 12 days, 70% destem and the rest in whole cluster. Press juice and drop juice are blended. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation are completed in tank with native yeast and native bacterium for malolactic. Not enzyme, no chemical addition.

Maceration in tank
Sulphites < 3.5 g/hl

Crunchy red wine with notes spicy, red fruits, fresh and floral. The 2019 vintage is powerful, almost southern in its properties due to a very sunny month of September.

Roast pork « Orloff style », a royal couscous or a poultry stuffed with prunes

14 to 16° C

Fruity and powerful, here is a summary of this 100% Merlot wine