Deep plum color as well as a gorgeous nose of blackcurrant, blueberries and subtle toasty notes. Lush and fleshy and opulent, it offers an impressive length with a nice freshness. To be served at 16º-18ºC with meat end cheese.
Chateau Suau L'Artolie is made from 65% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc. Hand harvested and destemmed grapes, fermented in custom made 500-liter French oak barrels and then aged in traditionnal 225-liter French oak barrels for 15 months. Production is 4,500 bottles.
"Artolie" is the name of an outstanding parcel planted with Merlot at high density (7000f/ha), selected rootstocks, on a gravely slope overlooking a stream which name is "LeArtolie".