Côtes du Marmandais Abouriou 2016

Elian Da Ros Vintage 2016 Bottle Sizes 750ml Country France Region Southwest Appellation Côtes du Marmandais Wine Type Red - Stll Varietals 90% Abouriou, 10% Merlot Farming Organic and Biodynamic Vineyard From two parcels exposed south. A 30-year-old parcel located in Lieu-Dit “Lagravette” and a 13-year-old parcel in Lieu-dit “Baquey”. Soil Clay-gravel, Clay-limestone Viticulture The fruit of the work of the year is harvested at 95% by hand (between 30 and 40 people) over a period of about 3 weeks. We practice a strict sorting of the grapes in the vineyard and in the winery. Vinification Harvest not de-stemmed, in semi-carbonic maceration, maceration of ten days. Aging Aged 15 months in foudre and barrique. Notes “I chose the semi carbonic maceration as a means of expression but I do not want to erase the terroir and characteristics of the grape. Abouriou is a fruity wine with spicy touches all wrapped in a soft and supple tannic weave. This is a southwestern wine vinified differently ...” Elian Da Ros. Back to Current Releases