- Brand name: La TOUR Saint-Sernin
- Vintages & awards:
2002 – Bronze – Wine International Challenge
2005 – Bronze – Wine International Challenge
2007 – Silver – Castelsarrasin
2007 – Silver – Macon
2010 – 2 stars – Hachette Guide
2010 – Silver – FDVI
- Soil: Third terrasse. Quaternaire (Kimmeridgian)
Varietals: 90% Malbec 10% Tannat
- Vinestock per hectare : 4000
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 18 months minimum. Regular topping-up.
Wine & Food : Tajine, leg of lamb, red meats, game, strong cheese.