Barouillet, Bergecrac Rouge, Bergerac, France 2022, 750ml 13.5% ABV


25% Cabernet Franc
25% Cabernet Sauvignon
20% Malbec
25% Merlot
5% Merille

Notes of Plum, Blackberry, Vanilla and Smoke. Some weight coming in from the Cabernet Sauvignon with the Merlot giving it some velvety tannins.

A 40-hectare estate, fully organic since 2013. The 8th generation to work at the estate; Vincent Alexis joined his father in 2010 and talked him into bottling their own wines instead of selling them for bulk blending. 25ha are white. Vincent has recently planted lots more traditional grape varieties, Sulphur is only used on bottling for the Bergecrac Blanc and the Monbazillac. Soils are clay on limestone with iron and flint in the Pecharmant vineyards.

Organic, No Sulphur,