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Merlot d'Yvorne "Lettres de Noblesse"

Daniel Dufaux creates another masterpiece.


Producer

05Badoux Vins

Source
Switzerland
Red

Information

About this vintage

Vintage
2011
SKU
4114015
Composition
Merlot 100%
Ripeness
Normal
Alcohol
15 %
Stock
2
Last tasted
2017
Keep until
2020+
Bottle Size
0.75L

Wine Details

Country
Switzerland
Colour
Red
Region
Vaud
Wine features
Oaked
Variety
Merlot
Sweet
No
Sparkling
No
Ripeness
Normal
Wine features
Oaked

More about this wine

Grown in vertiginous terraces the vineyard benefits from generous sunlight. The grapes are treated to perfect ripeness by the reflected heat off the mountains and from the foehn and the fair-weather breeze. The yield monitoring is essential from Spring. The harvested grapes are not de-stemmed or have an addition of yeast but have a long maceration to extract as much colour and tannins as possible. This is followed by an 18-month barrel ageing which gives this great wine its smoothness and elegance.

Winemaker: Daniel Dufaux.



Tasting Notes

Deep red, black cherry. A nose with its distinctive aromas of red fruit, coffee and chocolate, underlined by a roundness generated by the barrel ageing notes of vanilla, this wine evokes an Amarone. On the palate, full bodied with a powerful structure, concentrated and seductive. A classy, ​​refined wine with a caressing texture.

Reviews

Christmas Joy! The wine arrived in perfect condition. My sister and I bought the bottle for our dad for Christmas. I am staying with my parents for a few days and coincidentally he suggested drinking it tonight. He was raving about it! It was indeed very tasty and we all enjoyed it. Shame there was only one bottle!

Posted by on 7th April 2016

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