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Product code: 4608

Largesse Merlot, IGP Pays d'Oc, Languedoc, France, 2020

Largesse Merlot, IGP Pays d'Oc, Languedoc, France, 2020

Producer Profile

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.

Viticulture

The vineyards are within the Languedoc region and are mostly sited on limestone- clay soils. The climate here is mediterranean.

Winemaking

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.

Oak Ageing

Time: 6 Months
Type: American Oak
% wine oaked: 30
% new oak: None

Tasting Note

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.

Food Matching

Steaks, beef bourguignon, tapas, mature hard cheeses.

Technical Details
Varieties:
Merlot 100%
Vegetarian Vegan
ABV:
13.5%

Closure:
Screw cap

Colour:
Red

Style:
Still wine

Case Size:
12 x 75cl