Château Meylet - 2014 - David Favard
Intensely fruity with floral and spice notes... Palate: powerful, long and persistent, silky tannins. Only just beginning to reveal itself.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 13 %
- To drink from
- 2019 to 2034
Blend of 3 of the estate’s parcels, 70% Merlot, 29% Cabernet Sauvignon and 1% Malbec. The vines are on average 60/70 years old, with some as old as 110! Manual harvests with small crates. Yields: 25 hl/ha. Vinification: cold maceration pre-fermentation for 48 hours, punching down of the cap, maceration 3 weeks in two conical vats, no chaptalisation, no added yeasts, no sulphur. Maturation 24 months indemi-muidbarrels (30% new oak, lightly toasted), with a homeopathic dose of sulphur at bottling. Average production: between 2500 and 4500 bottles a year!
Michel Favard was fortunate enough to inherit these 2 hectares of vines, handed down through his family since 1875, situated on a superb and storied terroir – that of the Saint-Emilion plateau, near the vestiges of a 12 th century monastery known as Les Grandes Murailles, in the hamlet of La Gomerie. Nestled between Château Laroze and Franc Mayne, this ultra confidential Saint-Emilion (5...All wines
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