Château Mayne-Vieil Fronsac 2016

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The vineyard is planted on fairly steep slopes of clay and silt soil. The 35 year old Merlot vines are trained low and planted close together. Permanent grass cover and green harvesting keep yields low. 85% of the wine is matured in concrete vats and 15% in barrel for at least three years.

Tasting Notes

A ripe and pure nose, offering creamy black fruit and dark roast coffee. Tannins are firm but ripe and beautifully pure and linear, and the palate is concentrated and already well-knit, if still a little youthful. Packed with intense black, mulberry-flavoured fruit, the ripeness makes this very drinkable now and it will continue to develop more complexity over the next 5 years.
Style Still wine
Colour Red
Region & Country Bordeaux, France
Grape Variety Merlot
Food Pairing Notes Roasted or grilled red meats and mature cheeses.
Year 2016
ABV 14.5%
Cork Technical cork

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