O by Gilles Louvet is a range of NOP certified premium wines made from organic grapes. The signature of the O by Gilles Louvet lies within the style of each wine that represents the qualities unique to each terroir. This Cabernet Sauvignon- Merlot blend reveals a rich and full-bodied palate.
WINEMAKING & AGING
Appellation : VIN DE PAYS D’OC
Vintage : 2009
Yield: 50 HL/HA
Grape varieties: 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, %30 Merlot
Age of vines: 30 to 40 years old
Terroir: The river stones of the old Rhone’s riverbed, from the east part of Languedoc reflect the sun light during day time and release heat during night time, allowing a complete ripening process of the aromas and the tannic structure.
Harvest: Harvested in the coolest hours of the night to protect and retain the fruity aromas from the grape
Winemaking notes: Fermented and macerated for two weeks at a controlled temperature. Aged in concrete tanks for 12 months.
Tasting notes: A lovely brilliant black color and a scented bouquet of mild spices, cloves and blackberries. Rich on the palate with very mellow tannins, revealing good balance. This full bodied wine releases aromas of berries along with slight roasted-coffee notes.
Serving Suggestions: Enjoy at 60 °F with red grilled meats or matured cheese.
Drink within: 2 years