L'Authentique

Bottled on the property
Raised in oak barrels

 

A.O.C. CAHORS Red wine

 

GRAPE-VARIETY

100 % malbec

VINE DENSITY

5000 vine stocks/ Hectare

VINEYARD AREA

5 Hectares

SOIL

High terrace minel, gravelly and silinceous soil, more or less clavey and sandy

VITICULTURE

Sustained farming.
Traditional work of the ground.
Leaf plucking by hand.
Green harvesting.
Controlled yield of 30 HL/HA to optimize the quality of the grape harvest.

AGE OF VINEARD

60 years

YIELD

30 HL/HA

VATTING TIME

25 to 30 days

TEMPERATURE OF FERMENTING

30 °C

TYPE OF TANKS

Wooden tank with temperature regulated

MATURATION

Oak casks, 60 to 70 % new during 18 months

VINIFICATION

Healthy, well ripened grapes harvested to ensure quality is maintained during high temperature maceration and long fermentation. Controlled extraction of all essential components ensures optimum maturation in oak barrels, 60 to 70 % of which are new.

 

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