Merlot et Cabernet Franc s’assemble ici pour former un cru parfaitement équilibré, fin et onctueux. Une petite douceur. More info
This wine combines finesse and smoothness, with delicious complementary flavours from the Merlot and Cabernet Franc. Revealing powerful fruit, the palate is long, tannic and well-balanced.
Spread across the slopes of a hill overlooking the Dordogne valley, Saint Emilion is a small medieval town that has been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Its vineyards have an excellent reputation, and are spread over nine communes with a very wide range of terroirs. The limestone plateau and clay-limestone slopes produce richly coloured, full-bodied, well-structured wines. Towards Pomerol, the gravel soil produces more refined wines. Traditional Bordeaux grape varieties are grown here, with a predominance of Merlot. Only the best wines are entitled to the Grand Cru appellation, most of which are located on the edge of the limestone plateau and the clay-limestone slopes.
The vineyard that produces la Fleur Morange is planted in sandy-clay soil on an iron-rich limestone subsoil. Like other garage wines, it is vinified using very modern techniques. Furthermore, the yields from the almost 100-year-old vines are strictly controlled, through rigorous pruning and leaf removal. The wine is matured in new oak barrels for 18 months before being bottled without fining or filtration.
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