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  • Le guide Hachette des vins 2016 : Quoted Wine

Château Franc Maillet

Pomerol AOP
Red 2012
Belle robe d'un rubis sombre et dense. Grande finesse au nez qui s'ouvre délicatement sur le fruit rôti, la fève de cacao, de girofle. En bouche, la chair est concentrée, racée avec un élevage distingué. Notes truffés, de moka, de myrte.
34.00 € tax incl per btl of 75 cl
204.00 € tax incl box of 6 bottles
Quantity
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x Box of 6 btl
Rewards Le guide Hachette des vins 2016 : Quoted Wine ; Concours de Bordeaux 2015 : Silver medal ; Concours 1001 Dégustations 2016 : 4 star(s), Coup de coeur
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Pomerol
Color Red
Vintage 2012
Grape variety Cabernet franc, Merlot
Alcohol 14%
Content 75 cl (Bouteille)

Wine making

Conventional viticulture. Mechanical harvesting. Total destemming, Temperature-controlled fermentation, Frequent pigeage (punching down the cap), Malolactic fermentation, Macération pré fermentaire à froid. Ageing in new oak barrel, Blending, Light filtering, Traditional corks.


Appareance

Cherry-red colour, deep, deep purple highlights.


Nose

Oaky, complex, fresh fruit aromas, red fruit aromas, liquorice aromas.


Palate

Powerful, quaffable, red fruit hints, liquorice hints, round.


Wine and food pairing

Red meats, Rib of beef, Breast of duck, Cheeses, Pheasant


Serving temperature

16° - 18°


Aging potential

Since 2018