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Alexis Lichine Merlot VDP Wine


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  • Designation: MERLOT - VIN DE PAYS D'OC RED

  • Vintage: 2008

  • Grape variety(ies): 100 % Merlot providing very typical wine with great aromatic power. Originally from Bordeaux, has adjusted well to southern France (68,000 hectares).

  • Origin: The vineyards of the Pays d'Oc are omnipresent in Languedoc-Roussillon. They extend from the southern Côtes du Rhône up to Carcassonne.

  • Soil: Varied over the whole producing area ; this vatfil has been especially selected on clay-chalky and stony soils.

  • Vinification: Harvested when just ripe, destemmed, crushed and regulated fermentation temperature (no more than 32° C). Oenologists have selected the best vintages. Matured in tanks. Lastly, it is racked, filtered and bottled.

  • Characteristics:
    - Colour: Clear, very intense, garnet red to purple.
    - Nose: Red fruit, blackcurrants, cherries, raspberry jam.
    - Palate: Wine with velvet tannins anf fine long taste.

  • Recommendations: Red wine that may be served with white meat, poultry, grilled meat, salad and many types of cheese.

  • Serving condition in C°: 14 - 16ºC

  • Presentation:

  • Cellar potential: 1- 3 years

  • Acidity G/L:

  • Residual sugar G/L: 3GR