Largesse Merlot, IGP Pays d'Oc, Languedoc, France, 2020
Largesse represents a range of stylish, classic varietals produced in Southern France.
As the name suggests these wines offer generous quantities of ripe, fruit driven character and a backbone of rounded tannins.
The vineyards are within the Languedoc region and are mostly sited on limestone- clay soils. The climate here is mediterranean.
This cuvée is traditionally processed, after de-stemming and crushing, the grapes undergo a 15 days to 3 weeks maceration in inox and concrete tanks. The temperature is controlled at around 26°C. 30% of the blend is fermented and matured with old American oak for at least 6 months.
Type: American Oak
% wine oaked: 30
% new oak: None
The nose reveals a spicy plum and blackberries, followed by notes of vanilla and black pepper. The palate conveys the perfectly ripe fruit, great concentration and a backbone of round tannins. Supple and ripe this Merlot a classy taste of the South of France.
Steaks, beef bourguignon, tapas, mature hard cheeses.
12 x 75cl