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Chateau Souverain Merlot 750Ml

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€18.00 (€24.00/l)

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Merlot - Red Californian Wine

Our Merlot is elegantly layered with flavors of blueberry and plum, complemented by hints of mocha, baking chocolate, and oak for a long, plush finish.

Rooted in California winemaking history, Chateau Souverain has a legacy of quality dating back to 1944. Our portfolio of wines is a contemporary expression of a time-honored tradition.

Wine of California, U.S.A.


Allergy Information

Contains: Sulphur Dioxide/Sulphites

Contains Sulphites

Pack Quantity

750ml


Origin Country Name

United States


Storage Type

Ambient


Regional Information

Vintage 2016 was extremely pleasant with optimal temperatures throughout the season. Contrast to previous years, 2016 saw a decent amount of rain that was perfectly balanced by a steady, warm summer. The resulting yields offer well-developed flavours, colour and structure in the fruit


Region of Origin

California


Winemaker

Ed Killian


Current Vintage

2016


Recommended Storage

This wine can be drunk now but will further improve if carefully stored for up to 10 years


Producer

Chateau Souverain


Grape Variety

Merlot


Colour

Red


History

We are proud to offer wines that are a modern evolution of a time-honoured tradition. Our dedication to high quality winemaking can be found in the icons on our label. Bear: Our commitment to California winemaking. Grape Leaf: Our commitment to producing the highest quality wines that are true to their varietal and style. Crown: A symbol of our sovereign, independent thinking that has led to where we are today. 1944: This was the year of our first vintage and represents our deep history


Type of Closure

Natural Cork


Vinification Details

The grapes used in our 2016 Merlot remained on their skins for 10-14 days to extract their full colour and flavour intensity. Each lot was then gently pressing into its own tank for malolactic fermentation. After carefully assessing the quality of the separate wines, the best lots are judiciously blended to maintain their classic Merlot profile and then aged on French oak before final blending


Minimum Age Statutory

18 Years


Alcohol Volume Percentage

13.9


Alcohol Content Units

10.4


Alcohol Type

Wine


Tasting Notes

This Merlot opens with aromas of black cherry, plum and fresh blueberries, complemented by hints of brown spice and baking chocolate. It finishes with soft acidity and a fruit-driven balance that gives the wine a polished sense of elegance


Minimum Age Statutory

18 Years


Return To

Souverain Europe,
Harman House,
1 George Street,
Uxbridge,
UB8 1QQ,
U.K.
www.souverain.com


Name and Address:

Vinted and bottled by:
Souverain,
Healdsburg and Modesto,
CA.,
U.S.A.





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