Chateau Franc Maillet Red
JM Cazes selection - Pomerol
80 % Merlot ; 20 % Cabernet Franc
Châteaux G. ARPIN wines are the result of a family tradition which has been living for decades. After he came back from the First World War, Jean-Baptiste Arpin bought his first wine hectare in Pomerol in 1919. Guy, Gérard and today, Gäel take care of the vineyard thanks to their know-how, which is the G. Arpin wine hallmark. Authentic and elegant, these fruity wines are a wonderful blending of the merlot fullness and the cabernet true robustness.
Vines : 2,35 hectares terroir : Silico-gravely soil . Subsoil: clay with a layer of iron deposits Average age of the vines : 40 years.
A pre- fermentation cold maceration and hot post-fermentation for 30 days in stainless steel with controlled temperatures. Ageing: 12 months in french new oak barrels
Tasting notes
Colour: deep dark red with purple tints. Bouquet: black and red fruits aromas with vanilla notes. Good balance between acidity and fruitiness. Palate: fruity, very generous, full with a light spicy touch. Finish: dense with elegant tannins
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Grape varieties
80 % Merlot ; 20 % Cabernet Franc
Previous rating
201893 Wine Enthusiast
‘From a typically small estate, this wine offers chocolate and spice flavors that accompany rich black-currant fruits and a texture that is rounding out well. Drink the wine from 2023.
Roger Voos Wine Enthusiast
Terrisson Wines
195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
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