Chateau Moulin Pey-Labrie
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Product Code: 10016
Wow factor merlot blend. According to Oz Clarke this is one of the best producers in the region. In conversion to organic production.
This is a great example of the wines of Bordeaux and the south-west region that DiscoverVin™ is bringing downunder. This vineyard sits just outside some of the more expensive classified vineyards but nevertheless produces a great wine and at a great price. It is a delicious premium merlot/cabernet blend made with great care, harnessing generations of knowledge of the soils and climate the grape varieties and how to bring the best from these noble grape varieties. This wine represents exceptional quality and value for money.
Region/Terroir: Appellation Canon-Fronsac; Commune: Fronsac
Vineyard surface area 6.50 hectares (16.00 acres)
Soil type: Chalky clay slopes over sandstone
Grape Varieties: 70% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon,10% Cabernet Franc
Winemaking: Manual picking when grapes are fully ripe; full de-stemming; long fermentation in small vats equipped with temperature regulation systems. Consultant oenologists: Michel Rolland and Christian Veyry.
Aged for 18 months in oak casks - between a third and a half of the casks are renewed every year
Annual Production: 35,000 bottles i.e. 3000 cases
Our Tasting Notes: Lovely purple colour. Red fruit and plums on the nose. Palate is soft, round in the mouth with minerals and fine chalky tannins. Great balance and length. Delicious, classy merlot!
Reviewed by France’s prestigious Guide Gault-Milau, given 15/20 and a “good value for money” rating
Kerry Skinner in Quench July 2012 "Attractive plum and mulberry flavours, spicy, earthy, nicely balanced oak, supple tannins"
John Lewis Newcastle Herald August 2012 " Garnet in the glass and has forest floor scents. Spiced cheery flavour shows on the front palate and plum, mocha coffe and anise fruit characters meld with toasty oak on the middle. Chalky tannins feature at the finish" 4 out of 5.
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Product Code: 10016