Graves Rouge

Château du Mayne

Mayne Rouge
Type

Red Wine

Appelation

Graves

Variety

50% Cabernet Sauvignon
50% Merlot

The Mayne Graves red is an equal blend Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot from the historic Perromat vineyards in Cérons.

Viticulture
Vineyard name

Graves

Soil type

Mixed gravel soil with sand and small stones resting upon a subsoil of oceanic limestone.

Vines planted in1990s
Vineyard size4 ha total
Vinification

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.

ElevageFrench oak barrels for 12 months – 50% new barrels – 50% barrels previously used for one vintage.
Harvest typeHand Harvested
Additional info
UPC Code Bottle794020260345
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