Comtesse de Ségur Red
Vignobles Dubard - Montravel
Red,Montravel
80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet franc
history
The Dubard Family is for more than 30 years, the most famous producers of refreshing and reasonably priced wines in South-West France. The family members offer differing personalities of graduate oenologists, wine makers and viticulturists who together make up a dynamic and passionate team that has been renowned in the Bergerac wine region for decades. Being receptive to their terroir, combining common sense and long experience with ceaseless wine-making and viticulture: these are the founding principles on which the family has relied in their exceptionnel cuvées. They are also ongoing on the environmental label "HVE" (High Environmental Value).
Vineyard
The name of this reserve is sourced from the Château de Ségur (Dordogne, France), which has belonged to the Comtesse de Ségur, famous author of "Les Petites Filles Modèles". Southwest France, on hillsides in the Bergerac Appellation high above the right bank of the Dordogne. Clayey limestone on well-drained hillsides. Vines: 40 years old - 83ha - Yield: 45hl/ha
Winemaking
Pre-fermentation maceration then post-fermentation for about 3 weeks with daily pumping over, temperature control, pneumatic pressing. 12 months in French oak barrels including 30% new ones. We work with the best French coopers.
Tasting notes
The nose is intense with aromas of blackberry and liquorice tinged with notes of flowers such as violet. The bouquet in the mouth is nicely complex, in tones of fruit, mint and spices. Complexity and strength make this an outstanding vintage.
Food pairing
Red meat, duck, game, cheese.
Aging potential
10 to 15 years
Grape varieties
80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet franc
Terrisson Wines
195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
+33 (0)4.66.23.44.22
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