Clos des Grands Moines
Vignobles Dubard - Lalande de Pomerol
Red,Lalande de Pomerol
80% Merlot - 10% Cabernet Sauvignon - 10% 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 8.50 ha of Clos des Grands Moines are located on the right bank of the River Dordogne, 30 km from Bordeaux, only 2 km from the famous plateau of Pomerol. The vineyards are situated on a fabulous gravelly mound containing 10% of clay soils. 25 years old vines. 45 hL/ha
Winemaking
Elimination of non qualitative grapes before picking, alcoholic fermentation and maceration (3 to 4 weeks in total) in temperature-controlled stainless vats./n 12 to 18 month ageing in French oak barrels (30 % new oak barrels).
Tasting notes
This wine offers a subtle fresh fruit nose, menthol and grilled notes, with animal touches on the background. With a great concentration, the palate unveils a tight texture built on firm but delicate tanins, still slightly strict by the end.
Food pairing
This deep Lalande de Pomerol, red wine will form an ideal accompaniment to terrine dishes, roast or casseroled poultry, and cheese.
Aging potential
10 years.
Grape varieties
80% Merlot - 10% Cabernet Sauvignon - 10% Cabernet Franc
Press
Previous rating
201589 Wine Enthusiast
Terrisson Wines
195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
+33 (0)4.66.23.44.22
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