IGP Côtes de Thau Merlot – Cabernet

Grape Variety

Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon

Terroir                      

Located to the south of the Via Domitia, the terroir mainly consists of ancient terraces called ‘Costières’ – dating back to the Pliocene period – overlooking the Etang de Thau lagoon and the Mediterranean sea. The geological structure of these coastal hills being limestone, red marl, clay, sand and stone.                                                  

Colour 

Beautiful cherry-red colour with dark hues.     

Nose 

The nose is very intense with ripe red and black fruit prevailing, sustained by a touch of mint and very light notes of woody undergrowth.

Mouth 

 The attack awakens the tastebuds, filling the mouth with a delicious and very supple feel.

The mouth feels fruity with notes of liquorice and spices.

The tannins are very subtle and silky. The finish develops light woody and green pepper notes.    

Best served

16°C             

Food and wine-pairing suggestions  

Serve with red or white meat, grilled, roasted or in a rich sauce ; with cheeses, fresh or lightly matured.