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Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux barrel-aged red

Château Morillon

A powerful wine with elegant tannin…
Color:
Red
Vineyard:
Region: in the commune de Campugnan, near Blaye
Area under vine: 20 hectares, including 10 hectares in the AOP Bordeaux
Terroir: clay-limestone, facing the Gironde with southeast and southwest sun exposure
Grape varieties: 80% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon, and 5% Malbec

Viticulture: organic
Certifying organisation: Ecocert France S.A.S. F.32600 Isle Jourdain - FR-BIO-01
Winemaking:
Maceration: cold pre-fermentation maceration
Fermentation: the wine stays on the skins for 5 weeks in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats
Ageing: in oak barrels for 12 months
Tasting notes:
(2009)
Color : deep crimson.
Nose: open, with overtones of black fruit, blackberry, prune & spice.
Palate: suave, round and full-boded with elegant tanin. Well-balanced aftertaste displaying hints of oak and flavours reminiscent of cocoa, walnuts and spice.
Serving temperature: 16 – 17°C
Wine and food matches:
Ideal with white meats, red meats and grilled meats.
Packaging:
Bottle size : 75 cl.
Type of carton : 6 bottles
Bar code for bottled wine : 3760138 784407
Euro Palette : 100 cartons, i.e. 600 bottles
2009