Metairie Merlot

Metairie Merlot

Metairie Merlot

Location: Corbières region, near the city of Carcassone in South of France

Terroir: Selected plots in the Aude lying principally on limestone/clay bases with good water retention.

Age of the vines: 12 to 15 years Grape varieties: 100% Merlot

Vinification: Machine harvest followed by a gentle crush; fermentation for 15 days followed by malo-lactic; gentle filtration to retain primary aromas.

Winemaker: Summum Sa Owner: Summum Sa

Type of ageing: In cements vats.

Tasting notes:

Spicy, blackberry, mulberry, bramble bouquet. Full-bodied, supple and harmonious palate allied to ripe tannins.

Food Pairing:

Accompanies white meats, poultry and roasts.

Ageing potential: 3-5 years but will drink well soon after bottling.