50% Cabernet Sauvignon50% Merlot
The Mayne Graves red is an equal blend Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot from the historic Perromat vineyards in Cérons.
Mixed gravel soil with sand and small stones resting upon a subsoil of oceanic limestone
Vineyard size12 ha total
Fermentation in thermo-regulated concrete vats under bioprotection (avoiding sulfites). Cold maceration for 2 to 3 days before fermentation. Vinification for 20 days. Gentle extraction work by successive pumping over. Running off and decanting followed by malolactic fermentation in concrete vats.
Elevage12 months in French oak barrels (50% new barrels, 50% barrels previously used for one vintage).
Harvest typeHand Harvested