Castillon, Côtes de Bordeaux
L’Hêtre 2017 is a blend of 95% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc and was aged for 15 months in one third new oak barrels, two thirds one vintage old barrels. The wine comes from the parcels situated on the limestone plateau of the domain, from 20-year-old vines which are farmed organically and certified by Ecocert. It has a dark purple colour; is bright and energetic on the nose with attractive berry fruit aromas; on the attack the wine has good rich texture with quite firm tannins and a taut, long, spicy finish. Maximum allocation of 24 bottles per client.