Chateau Peyros Tannat Cabernet AOC Madiran (91WE)

Chateau Peyros Tannat Cabernet AOC Madiran (91WE)

THE BLEND
60% Tannat and 40% Cabernet Franc.

VINIFICATION
‐ 15 to 20 days fermentation.
‐ Micro‐oxygenation.
‐ Prefermented maceration.

MATURING OF THE WINE:
12 months: 50% in stainless steel vats and 50% in oak barrels.

WINE & FOOD
Dark ruby colour with garnet‐red glints. Intense nose of red berries and raspberries with a peppered touch and vanilla. Round and rich mouth with mellowed tannins on the finish.

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Product Description

THE ESTATE
HISTORY
This estate dates back to the 17th century. It was acquired by the Lesgourgues family in 1999. “Peyros” in Gascony language means a stony place, a strong characteristic of the terroir.

GEOGRAPHICAL LOCALISATION
Château Peyros is located in the most southern part of the Appellation, on an exceptional terroir
TERROIR
Two main types of soil:
Very dense clay and limestone soil with rolled pebbles.

THE VINEYARD
Total surface of the vineyard:
20 hectares
‐ Tannat: 14 hectares
‐ Cabernet Franc: 5 hectares
‐ Cabernet Sauvignon: 1 hectare
Only 6 hectares are used for the Magenta production.
Average age of the vines:
6 to 8 years for this cuvee.
Sustainable agriculture:
‐ Density: 5500 vine / hectare.
‐ Yield: 50hl/ha.
‐ Organic fertilizing and cultivating of the soils provided by a herd of 300 sheep.