Les Alees de Cantermerle (2nd Cantermerle)

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Les Alees de Cantermerle (2nd Cantermerle)

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VINEYARD, CULTURE AND HARVEST
This second wine comes mainly from the cheau’s young vines, and is made like its elder brother. Les Alls de Cantemerle has the same personality as the grand vin, but a shorter ageing potential. As it ages more quickly, Les Alls de Cantemerle is generally ready to be consumed within several years of the vintage.

VINIFICATION AND AGEING
Total
destemming The grapes are hand-sorted before crushing
Fermentation: 6-8 days at 26 -28C
Maceration: 28 -30 days
Ageing for 12 months in french oak barrels (medium toast) which 20% are new An ultra light fining is done but no filtration occurs prior to bottling

ASSEMBLAGE 2010
87% Cabernet Sauvignon - 13% Merlot

TASTING NOTES
Fruity aromas, delicate tannin


 

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