April 06, 2018
La Tour Saint-Sernin 2015
  • Brand name  : La Tour Saint-Sernin
  • Vintage : 2015
  • Color: Red wine
  • Soil : Third terrace. (Kimméridgian).
  • Varietals : 90% Malbec – 10% Tannat

  • Vinestock per hectare : 4000 pieds hectare
  • Yield : 35 hectoliters per hectare

Care of the vineyard : Guyot pruning. 5 buds on the fruit-bearing and 2 on the spur. Desuckering by hand. Thinning. Green harvest. Hand- picked.

Vinification : Maceration on skins for 48 hours. Long and low temperature fermentation in thermo regulate stainless vats (control of the temperature). Pumping over and delestage before D°1045. Long maceration with pomace, with micro oxygenation. Drawn off secondary malo-lactic fermentation.

Maturing : In French oak barrels for 20 months minimum. Regular topping-up.

Testating : Purple robe. The nose is intense and complex (Kirsh, Almond, black currant, prune, Moka).  Full in mouth with strong silky tannins. Well balanced wine.

Wine/food : Tajine, leg of lamb, red meats, spicy cooking, game, strong cheese.

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