Region: Bordeaux, Haut Médoc, France
Appellation: Haut-Médoc A.O.C.
Area / density: 10ha, 10.000–8.800 plants/ha
Terroir: clay-limestone, sandy, gravelly
Grape variety: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Average age of the vines: 15 years
Cultivation method: Sustainable cultivation, regular tillage, pruning, leaf removal
Harvesting: selective hand harvesting, optimal sorting system, peristaltic pump.
Traditional vinification in concrete and stainless steel vats, temperature control, delestage twice a day, pouring in barrels after malolactic fermentation.
Aging: in French oak barrels for 12 months.
Bottled at the Château
A delicate floral wine in honor of Cissus, a young man who was very dear to Bacchus and who accidentally died while playing with satyrs. The inconsolable god turned him into ivy – the plant that has been bearing his name since then.
Food and wine pairings
Grilled white meat, seafood, fish papillotes.
Aging potential: 8 – 10 years
Serving temperature: 16°C – 18°C