Maison Ventenac L'idiot Merlot 2017 (6 x 750mL) Cabardès

Produced by Maison Ventenac in the heart of Cabardès appellation, the vineyard of 160 hectares (of which 30 hectares in renting) is leaned against the Montagne Noire and enjoys all year round the Languedoc sun and fresh Atlantic.

On this unique terroir, at the crossroads of oceanic and Mediterranean winds, a veritable partition between diversity of terroirs, climatic typicity and control of assemblages is played out. The Cabardès appellation is the only Languedoc appellation with the obligation to assemble at least 40% of Atlantic grapes (Cabernet, Merlot) and 40% of Mediterranean varieties (Syrah, Grenache).

Overview

Produced by Maison Ventenac in the heart of Cabardès appellation, the vineyard of 160 hectares (of which 30 hectares in renting) is leaned against the Montagne Noire and enjoys all year round the Languedoc sun and fresh Atlantic.

On this unique terroir, at the crossroads of oceanic and Mediterranean winds, a veritable partition between diversity of terroirs, climatic typicity and control of assemblages is played out. The Cabardès appellation is the only Languedoc appellation with the obligation to assemble at least 40% of Atlantic grapes (Cabernet, Merlot) and 40% of Mediterranean varieties (Syrah, Grenache).

Region:
FRA - Other French
State:
Imported
Country:
France

Winery Tasting Notes

This 100% merlot is full of big, ripe red fruit flavours. With a distinct overtone of winter fruits and berries such as raspberry, red cherry and plums, the finish boasts a softer carob, earthy chocolate flavour. Soft tannin and low acid keep this wine velvety, with a soft natural minerality.