This 16 hectare property in the South of Saint Emilion is owned by the Vauthier family of Ausone. Wine-making is 30% in barrel and 70% in stainless steel. The pricing policy is always very reasonable.
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65% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Cabernet Franc, 7% Carmenère. 26 hl/ha (half the normal production). Cask sample.
Juicy and fruit-driven with considerable freshness. Red- and dark-fruit notes. Touch more concentration due to yield. Light but finely etched tannins. Simple but pleasing. (JL) 14%
Drink 2024 – 2030
(65% M, 20% CS, 8% CF, 7% CARM)
Floral-herbal Merlot; medium-full, fresh to lively, finely tannic; an attractive sweet core of fruit, nice length to taste, classy, subtle, with a long aftertaste, too. A delicious petit bon bon. 2026–36.