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 fermentation begins for 10 to 12 days.
Then post fermentation takes place for 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.

To accompany

All types of meats, grilled, roasted or with sauce.
Also complements cured cheeses.