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Château Franc Mayne 2011 - Grand cru classé Saint-Emilion - Château Franc Mayne

Château Franc Mayne - 2011

Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé

« The robe has a very pretty intense ruby red hue and still has a beautiful brilliance.
The first nose is still a little marked by the wood and then with agitation, it opens with notes of fresh red fruits, pink berries and spices. The palate is still a little tight but offers a nice balance. It reveals a harmonious tannic structure and a complex aromatic palette of fruit and subtle woodiness. A wine that currently needs to be decanted to be fully appreciated but which is entering an optimal tasting phase that holds great promises for the years to come. »

Sophie Mage, Responsable technique

  • Surface 6.52 ha en production – 7.02 ha plantés
  • Terroir Clay-Limestone
  • Average age of vines 30 years
  • Grape varieties 90% Merlot - 10% Cabernet franc
  • Planting density 6000/ha
  • Yield 35 hl/ha
  • Production 23,418 bottles, 300 half-bottles, 542 magnums and 50 double magnums.
  • Harvest Manual from 20-28 september 2011.
  • Alcoholic degree 13,5% vol.
  • Vinification Gravity vatting in thermo-regulated truncated conical stainless steel and wooden vats.
    Cold pre-fermentation maceration at 5°C
    Long alcoholic fermentation at 28°C.
    Total vatting time of 30 days
  • Ageing 60% new wood and 40% wood from a wine.
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