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B&G Merlot Réserve

Location

France

Region

IGP Pays d'Oc

GRAPE VARIETY

Merlot

 

WINEMAKING

Optimum ripeness of the grapes - De-stalking and crushing of the grapes – A part of the harvest benefits from a “flash détente” process to enhance an optimum level of colour and fruity aromas – The other part follow a traditional alcoholic fermentation in vats with 2 rack and return per day – long maceration (3 weeks) with micro oxygenation before malolactic fermentation in vats to develop the colour and to supple the tannins.

 

TASTING NOTE

Brilliant garnet red colour. The nose reveals nice aromas of ripe fruits (strawberry, blackberry) with delicate coffee notes. Harmonious and elegant on the palate, offering a round structure, full of red and black berries.

 

PAIRING

White meat, pasta, poultry, red meats and strong cheeses – Best between 16 °C and 18°C.

 

KEY FACTS

  • Good approach to authentic French varietal wine.
  • Easy drinking & Food friendly: low alcohol, low residual sugar, no oak ageing!
  • Vegan Friendly & Sustainably farmed, certification in process.

 

B_G_Reserve_Merlot_2019.pdf B_G_Reserve_Merlot_2017.pdf
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