La Demoiselle de Sociando-Mallet 2016
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A rich and refined second wine from Haut-Médoc
Château Sociando-Mallet is an 83-hectare estate that overlooks the Gironde estuary. This property, located on the left bank of Bordeaux, is one of the most beautiful non-classified wines in the Médoc region.
The vines are around twenty years old on average and are planted on a terroir composed of gravel and clay, resting upon a limestone subsoil. The vineyard is cultivated in a traditional manner, without anti-botrytis treatments and through a selection and a controlled use of organic soils. The vineyard is composed of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc.
The second wine of the château, La Demoiselle de Sociando-Mallet 2016 is a Haut-Médoc wine whose name refers to a species of dragonfly that happily lives in the Médoc.
Vinification and ageing
Manual harvesting followed by a rigorous sorting before and after destemming. Following vinification, the wine is aged mainly in vats.
Food and wine pairing
This second wine from Haut-Médoc will complement grilled meat, fish or shellfish.
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