Château Mauvesin Barton Moulis-en-Médoc AOC 2011 12.5% vol.

24.40

Grape varieties:
46% Merlot, 36% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot

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The vineyard is situated in the “Moulis-en-Médoc” appellation, to the north of Bordeaux, on the left bank of the Gironde estuary. Part of the soil is clay-gravel, perfectly adapted for the development of Cabernet-Franc and Merlot. Another part is made up of fine gravel and gritty sand, allowing the Cabernet Sauvignon to reach full ripeness.
As for all the Barton family activities, great importance is attached to environmental protection and the quality of the wines produced. The 55 hectares of vines comprise 54% Merlot, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon and 11% Cabernet Franc.

Winemaking

Harvest from 28th September to 12th October.

The younger vines are picked by hand. After careful selection, the grapes are placed in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats for the fermentation and maceration phase. The ageing process lasts 12 to 15 months, in French oak barrels of which one third are new. The casks rest on a gravel bed to regulate humidity.

Tasting notes

Fine and elegant wine, fruity, fleshy.

Country of production

France

Alcohol content

12.5%

Volume

0.75L

Manufacturer

Barton Family Wines

Colour

Red

Region

Médoc

Denomination of origin

Moulis-en-Médoc AOC

Grape varieties

Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot

Allergens

Sulfites

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