Cuvée Hirondelle 2018

It is very rare to find a 100% Muscadelle cuvée in Bordeaux. It is a difficult variety to cultivate, particularly susceptible to gray rot. Muscadelle and swallow bird, which gives this cuvée its name in French, have in common their fragility and their high standards. Inherited from very old vines planted on a clay-limestone plot, this cuvée highlights the diversity of our terroirs.

Tasting Notes : Swallow in the field brings joy and spring! This 2018 Hirondelle cuvée, have a brilliant yellow, seduces with its complex and amazing nose. Reveals a lot of floral and spicy notes on the nose. The palate reveals a great body, and some notes of yellow fruits, like apricot. The finish is delicately supported by a fine acidity.

Blend : 100% Muscadelle
Appellation : Vin de France
Age of vines : 75 years
Number of bottles : 2,300
Type of soils : clay-limestone
Pruning system : « double guyot »
Yield : 45 hl / ha
Aging : 12 months in concrete egg and stainless steel tank
Degree : 12.5% ​​vol