Merlot La Bastide rouge 2015 vin chateau la bastide france

MERLOT Red

Deep ruby red in colour.

Terroir

Quartz soil with large pebbles
Grape MERLOT 100 %
Yield 50 Hl / Ha Vineyards are 15 years old

Vinification

Grapes are harvested at full maturity then de-stemmed and chilled at 7°C and macerate for 12 to 13 days.
At 13 °C, the fermentation begins for 10 to 12 days.
Then post fermentation takes place for an another 4 to 6 days
Ageing in stainless steel vats on fine lees during 4 months.
Fined then filtered

Characteristics

Deep ruby red in colour.
Red fruits on the nose, full-flavoured with well-balanced soft round tannins.
Warm and elegant in the mouth, should age quite well.

Food pairing

All types of meats, grilled, roasted or with sauce.
It also can be drink with cured cheeses.