L'Esprit Couvent 100 PUR CENT
Grapes : 100% Merlot
Soil : clay-loam
Significance of the soil :
The control of the vineyard through the soil which guarantees a good water supply. Therefore hydrical stress is being avoid during hot summers. “The terroir” of the future.
Manual vintage in small baskets. The racemes are manually separated from its wooden part and the grapes are fermented in barrels with controlled low temperature.
Average effectivity : <30 hl/ha
The wine is transferred on French barrels in the course of 12 months from which 6 months on the excesses of yeast with a frequent addition of oxygen.
Alcohol : 14.5%
Production : 2100 flessen
Conserve : 15 to 20 years according to the vintage.
Degustation notes : Profoundly red colour with hints of red fruit (raspberry and cassis)
To drink : red meat, small and large game