GRAPE VARIETY : 70% Cabernet - 30 % Merlot
SOIL : The Merlot grapes come from vineyards situated in Roquecourbe, a small village 25km to the East of Carcassonne, on the banks of the river Aude, at the southern limit of the Minervois region.
Gravely soils with some alluvial deposits and pebbles, mediterranean climate.
Concerning the Cabernet, 70% of the grapes come from the same vineyards and 30% from the Malepère region.
More calcareous soils on gentle slopes.
Climate with oceanic influences.
The vines have an average age of 15 years. yields are low (40hl/ha)
VINIFICATION : Manual harvest.
Long maceration at controlled temperature, except for 20% of the Merlot grapes which are vinified using carbonic maceration to extract more fruit.
The wines are placed in oak barrels where the malolactic fermentation takes place.
The whole blend is aged in oak barrels for 10 months.
The wines are racked manually, then blended and bottled.
TASTING NOTES : Lovely intense cherry red colour.
Nose is complex with very intense perfumes of burnt wood, liquorice, scents of roasted coee and dark chocolate, aromas of cherries and blackcurrants, followed by spicy note s of cinnamon and cumin.
This wine is rich, round and long-tasting with mature tannins on the palate.
It is attractive, elegant and complex, finishing with fine wood aromas like oak and cedar.
FOOD & WINE : This wine is best enjoyed with stews, sauced meats (lamb in particular), fillet of duck, cheeses and chocolate cake.
Serve at 18°-20°C after decanting and leaving the wine at room temperature for an hour or so.
Badet Clement Révélation Cabernet - Merlot 2019 750ml
- Product Code: BC_RE_CM_2019
- Availability: In Stock