2016 Haut-Monplaisir Cahors Tradition

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2016 Haut-Monplaisir Cahors Tradition

APPELLATION

GRAPE (S)

TERROIR

PDO Cahors

100% Malbec

Stony clay-siliceous soils; 3rd terrace; southern exposure; vines over 20 years old.

 

CLIMATE CONDITIONS
Spring began mildly with above-average temperatures in April and May and poor rainfall. The exceptionally sunny month of June allowed perfect flowering of the grapes followed by 60mm of rain on June 14 and 15. The fine weather lasted until the divine rains of August 13 and 14 (60mm without severe thunderstorms). The vineyard is in full health and the 30mm of precipitation at the start of a sunny September announces a perfect ripening of the grapes.

 

VINIFICATION
Vinification in thermoregulated cement vats, Sorting of the harvest manually, Destemming, Molding, Vinification temperature 27 ° - 28 °, Pigeage, Cuvaison between 25 and 30 days.

 

MATURING
Aging in cement vats of which 30% in oak barrels for 18 months, No filtration.

 

TASTING
A welcoming first nose, marked by blackcurrant and pepper, it then evolves towards notes of ripe black fruit and hazelnuts. Juicy and crunchy in the mouth, thanks to a fresh acidity and well integrated tannins, this wine invites you to meet your friends around some delicious dishes: roast pork with mushrooms, lasagna, veal paupiettes, stuffed vegetables…