Sans Souffle Red 2020

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A clean and straightforward expression of Merlot with dark fruit flavors of cherries, freshly pressed pomegranate, olives, and earthy undertones. Easy tannins and a super-soft finish.

 

Cherries, pomegranates, olives, and earthy notes!

ABV:

  • 12

Vintage:

  • 2020

Type:

  • Red

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Pairings

Baked Ziti with Roasted Vegetables, Quesadillas, Seared Salmon

Varietal

Merlot

Funky Scale

Middle of the Road

Region

Cotes de Duras, France

zeit-vineyard

The Producer

About Haut Lavigne

Nadia Lusseau created Ch√Ęteau Haut Lavigne in 2002 when she took over 8.5-hectares of vineyards in the Cotes de Duras. The vineyard is made up of 4-hectares of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon, plus 4.5-hectares of Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. The Cotes de Duras is located approximately 100 kilometers from the Atlantic and benefits from the ocean air while enjoying less rain, therefore more sunshine, than appellations further to the west. Nadia‚Äôs viticultural approach results in top-quality fruit and her winemaking allows for a true expression of terroir. She has been farming organically since 2005 all of her vines were certified organic in 2006. Nadia Lusseau represents a younger generation of women winemakers working in France whose informed approach and deft touch are yielding outstanding results.