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  • 141. Saint-Emilion AC 2014

    Château Moulin de Lagnet

    80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon (13.5% alc.)

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    Organic viticulture, late-picked grapes and rotation between oak cask and stainless steel vats are some of the secrets behind this wine’s quality. It is medium-bodied, with classic hints of eucalyptus and mint on the nose and intense red fruit flavours. For drinking now to 2020.

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Winemaker
Pierre Chatenet and Anne Lise Goujon, Château Moulin de Lagnet
Location
St Christophe des Bardes
Size of domaine
8 hectares
Grape
80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc and Cab Sauvignon. Trained single and double guyot on root stock 101-14. Average age of vines 30 years. Plant density of 7,000-8,500 vines per hectare
Terroir
Clay and sand mix at the foot of the slopes.
Viticulture
Organic viticulture. Ploughs every third row up until June and again in the winter. Grass left to grow naturally in 2 rows. Sulphur to prevent oidium but no pest prevention. Uses organic fertiliser. Manual harvest and table de trie. Yield of 40H/H
Vinification
100% de-stalked. Crushes or not according to the vintage conditions. Ferments in Stainless steel and wooden cuves at 25C with a max of 29C and for 8 – 10 days. Remontage twice a day for 8 days and then once a day for 8 days. Cuvaison total 15-20 days. Vaslin press and press wine is kept separate. Elevage - in wood (Cuvons) and stainless steel for 2 years. Fining (by organic egg white) and filtration depends on the vintage. Certified AB (Bio). Total production: 20,000 bottles
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