Region: Bordeaux, Haut Médoc, France
Appellation: Haut-Médoc A.O.C.
Area / density: 8ha, 8.000–8.200 plants/ha
Terroir: clay-limestone, sandy, gravelly
Vine variety: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
Average age of the vines: 15 years
Cultivation method: Sustainable cultivation, regular tillage, pruning, leaf removal
Selective manual harvesting, optimal sorting system, peristaltic pump.
Traditional vinification in concrete and stainless steel vats, temperature control, delestage twice a day, pouring in barrels after malolactic fermentation.
Aging: in French oak barrels for 18 months.
Bottled at the Château
A delicate floral wine in honor of Cissus, a young man who was very dear to Bacchus and who accidentally died while playing with satyrs. The inconsolable god turned him into grape ivy (lat.Cissus) – the plant that has been bearing his name since then.
Food and wine pairings: Grilled white meat, seafood, fish papillotes.
Aging potential: 8 – 10 years
Serving temperature: 16°C – 18°C