~50% Cabernet Sauvignon, ~30 % Merlot, ~15% Cabernet Franc, ~5% Petit Verdot
12 x 750 ml
The second wine of Monbrison has a beautiful tannic structure with a lot of softness. The nose is very elegant with a very good fruit, with a very long finish.
Red meats, lamb, chicken, cheeses
|Wine Making||10 to 12 months aging in barrels. French oak exclusively. No filtration.|
|Vinification||Mechanical work of the soil, reasoning of the fungicidal fight, premature thinning-outs of leaves. Hand harvested in 30 kilos baskets. All grapes varieties are processed separately in stainless steel vats. Vertical press is used after 3 weeks of cuvaison.|
|Aging||Ready to drink but can be kept for 15-20 years more|
|History of Estate(s)||Monbrison is an attractive farmhouse, a hotch-potch of architectural periods and styles, partly originating in the 17th century. Legend has it that there is a secret passage from the Château d’Arsac to Monbrison. We haven’t travelled it.|