Château Meylet - 2015 - David Favard
Intensely fruity with floral and spice notes... Palate: powerful, long and persistent, silky tannins. You’ll have to be patient with this one my friends!
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 12.5 %
- To drink from
- 2020 to 2035
From a single parcel, grown on clay-limestone soil, a blend of 50% Merlot, 50% Cabernet Sauvignon and Franc. 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 72 hours, punching down of the cap, maceration 3 weeks in two conical vats of Merrain oak, no chaptalisation, no added yeasts, no sulphur. Maturation 18 months indemi-muidbarrels 1 or 2 wines old, 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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