The wines under the Bordeaux Supérieur appellation form a selection from Bordeaux wines, being subject to more stringent production and ageing conditions.
They offer all the characteristics of top-quality wines, suitable for cellaring. Bordeaux Supérieur wines are full-bodied with a range of aromas and flavors which will appeal to all wine connoisseurs.
This 12-hectar estate operates under the “Bordeaux Supérieur” AOC.
Located in the commune of Villegouge, the vineyard has been converted organically since 2011.
The 2014 vintage is the first vintage in Organic Farming. A particular care is taken at each vine foot throughout the year, the grapes are pampered to produce a wine of excellence respectful of the environment and biodiversity. The soil was revealed by a precise study of the soil via soil pits. This approach and the work of our teams have succeeded in sublimating this prestigious wine.
Place of the estate : Saint-Martin du Bois
Average production : 85 000 bottles
Area of the vineyard : 12 hectares
Soil: Silt & claye
Grape varieties : 100% Merlot
Average age of the wines : 30 years
Vinification : Traditional, 20 to 30 days vatting in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats
Ageing : 12 months in vats
This dense wine, with a deep purple color, offers an extraordinarily rich nose of fruit in alcohol enhanced by pleasant peppery touches. Firm and round on the palate, rich and full-bodied.
Matching with food
Being harmonious and long on the palate, it is the ideal companion for a leg of lamb with herbs or for goat’s cheese.
To be tasted between 16° and 18°C
To be enjoyed now, or kept for 8 to 10 years.