Selection of old vines from the family vineyard of Domaine du Grand Ormeau in the Lalande-de-Pomerol appellation
90 % Merlot
5 % Cabernet Franc
2 hectares (plot selection within Domaine du Grand Ormeau)
Average age of the vines : 50 years old+
Clay & gravel (Néac) and deep gravels (Lalande-de-Pomerol)
Tillage of the soil and grass cover every other row
Fermentations in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats
Aging in French oak barrels (new for 1/3 and 2 years old for 1/3 )
Certified HVE 3 since the 2018 vintage
Deep and dark colour.
On the nose, intense and elegant aromas of ripe black fruit.
A supple wine with well-integrated notes of wood for a fine and balanced palate ending on an intense finish. (Tasted 12 June 2020)