Le Carillon de l'Angelus 2018
- Red Wine
- 85% Merlot & 15% Cabernet Franc
- Saint-Emilion Grand Cru
Surface area and soils 18 designated hectares (44 acres), the plots of which are planted on 3 types of soils: - one made up of cold, late-ripening clay, - one made up of warmer clay, sand and limestone, - one made up of faster-draining and earlier-ripening soils Density of plantation 6,500 to 8,500 vines per hectare depending on the soil characteristics Pruning Mostly Double Guyot “Bordelaise”, but adapted according to the age, vigour and structure of each vine, carefully respecting the flow of the sap.
This vintage once again confirms the identity of this wine. It reveals the characteristics that make up the terroir from which it comes
16 months in fine grain French oak barrels with medium char, of which 60% are new and 40% second-fill barrels
Producer Tasting Notes
The colour is clean and dark, and the nose is bursting with aromas of wild berry fruit, black cherries and freshness. The palate is layered, dense with lovely tannins and has a long finish.