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Through this acquisition from the company Old Town, Domaines Rollan de By becomes one of the most important properties of the Medoc, both for the quality of its wines and its size - 200 hectares of the exceptional terroir around the area of By. Domaines Rollan de By is now one of the leaders of the Crus Bourgeois. Domaines Rollan de By implemented a rational way of culture that respects the environment as much as possible and return to traditional viticulture without excluding new technologies when they provide quality benefits. A minutious daily care is given to the maintenance and development of our vineyard.

Production Area
Country: France
Region: Bordeaux
Appellation: Médoc
Classification: Cru Bourgeois

Grape Varieties
70% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc & 10% Petit Verdot

Vinification
Cold pre-fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Maceration between 40 and 45 days. Maturation in new oak barrel on fine lees. Malolactic fermentation & lees stirring in barrel. Maturation on fine lees, Diatomites Earth filtration.
Aged during 18 months in 100% new oak barrels (90% French oak and 10% American oak).

Taste
A very ripe, suave style, showing modern mocha, licorice and black tea aromas that lead the way for a solid core of blackberry and plum, with a velvety finish. There's ample toast, but it's integrated.

Alcohol
13%

 

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