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Côtes de Gascogne: Domaine Millet Merlot - Cabernet Franc 2018

A quaffable blend of Cabernet Franc and Merlot from Gascony that really comes into its own with poultry dishes - Christmas turkey would be ideal!
Bottle
£10.50
Bottle (Case)
£126.00
Tasting Notes
A Cabernet Franc-Merlot blend that has attractive red berry scents, generous juicy fruit flavours and youthful tannins.
About this wine
Style Red Wine, Sec, Medium-bodied, Non Sparkling
Wine Region Midi, Côtes de Gascogne
Grape Variety (Cépage) Cabernet Franc, Merlot
Vintage 2018
Cellarage Intended for early drinking (up to 3 years from vintage).
Vinification The grapes, grown on alluvial soil, are picked at optimum ripeness and are completely de-stemmed prior to vinification in thermo-regulated stainless steel vats. The wine is then fined and filtered prior to spring bottling.
Alcohol By Volume (%) 11.5
Producer

La Famille Dèche

The Dèche family, whose considerable vine holdings lie just above Eauze in the Midi-Pyrenées, have resided at Château de Millet for over five generations. Today they make a range of Côtes de Gascogne wines on their 50-hectare estate, as well as Floc de Gascogne and Armagnac. Until the late 1980s, the Dèche family were predominantly producers of Bas Armagnac but, as this market diminished, the forward-thinking Francis Dèche began to diversify, planting Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Chardonnay along with Ugni Blanc to make good, dry, still wines for immediate consumption.

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