L'Aurage - 2019 - Louis Mitjavile
A nose with dense notes of cherries, blackberries, and coffee. The palate is rich, warm, with great body and length, and silky tannins. Masterful, measured use of oak. An haute couture wine, in a modern style.
- 75 cl
- Castillon - Côtes de Bordeaux
- Degree of alcohol
- 15 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2030
A Castillon wine, from parcels situated three vine rows away from the Saint-Emilion Grand Cru vineyards. A blended cuvée, composed in 2019 of 95% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc, from clay-limestone soils. Louis specializes in growing Merlot. He only keeps the lowest bunches on the vine, ripening and harvesting them at the same time. The Mitjavile signature is also a specific approach to ageing, with barrels made and toasted especially for him.
Louis Mitjavile, aka Loulou, is the son of François Mitjavile, the charismatic owner of the famous Château Tertre Roteboeuf. Loulou, who learned his profession alongside his father François, naturally decided to settle down with his wife Caroline and produce his own wine. In seeking out his vineyard, he wasn’t interested in what A.O.C was attached, but what the terroir was like, and whether it...All wines
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