Blaye-Côtes de Bordeaux 2018 Château Maine Gazin red wine
Merlot 88% Cabernet Franc 7% Petit Verdot 5%
6 Hectares of vines on limestone clay soils yielding 5,400litres/Ha
Hand harvest, de-stemmed and crushed at winery reception. Alcoholic fermentation in concrete tanks. Malolactic fermentation in 300L oak barrels for 12% and the balance in concrete vats. Maturation for 12-18 months with French oak before bottling at the Château in April 2020.
‘A deep garnet wine with aromas of morello cherry and ripe black fruit enhanced on the nose with toasted notes. The palate is supple and powerful with aromas of forest fruits, silky tannins and a vanilla finish with a minty tip’. Oenology Centre Saint Savin