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French Dog Merlot

ORIGIN:

Protected Geographical Indication - Aude


TYPE OF SOIL :

Predominantly clay and silt on the hillsides and valleys of the Aude region


GRAPE VARIETIES :

100 % Merlot


WINEMAKING TECHNIQUES :

The healthy, crushed and destemmed harvest is vinified in the traditional manner. Fermentation and maceration take place at a controlled temperature, with maceration for approximately one week. Final blend integrates oaky merlot, giving roasted and vanilla hints.


TASTING NOTES :

Visual : Deep brilliant raspberry colour, with purple rim

Nose : A pronounced nose with fruity (black plum and blackberry) and vanilla notes.

Palate : Well-rounded palate,  gourmand and fruity. That wine reveals delicious aromas of red fruits and chocolate.


SERVING SUGGESTION

Ready to drink now, this wine is best enjoyed at room temperature (18°C) to accompany a meal outside, a platter of charcuterie meats, grilled meats or a pasta meal. You can also serve it more fresh for aperitif.

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