Côtes du Marmandais Abouriou 2016
Elian Da Ros
Bottle Sizes 750ml
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.
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