- Brand name : La Tour Saint-Sernin
- Vintage : 2018
- 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.