languedoc wine

Mas de Daumas Gassac Red 2017

The vines are predominantly uncloned king Cabernet Sauvignon which reigned supreme in the Medoc before 1914.

VINTAGES TO DRINK OR TO LAY DOWN 

Millésime 2017

Denomination: 
IGP St Guilhem-le-Désert – Cité d'Aniane.
Type of soil: 
Red Glacial deposits.
Grape varieties: 
78% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc, 4% Petit Verdot, 2% Malbec, 2% Pinot Noir & 4% rare grape varieties.
Vinification: 
Classic Medoc vinification – long fermentation and maceration (20 days at least) in stainless steel tank. No filtration.
Harvest dates: 
2 september - 13 september 2017 (7days)
Climate: 
Thanks to plenty of rain during the first half of the year, and a magnificent dry, sunny summer, the vines hardly suffered any water stress. Conditions were optimal for perfectly ripe grapes.
Total production: 
82 000 bottles & 3000 magnums
Folin: 
60
PH: 
3.54
Maturing: 
12 to 15 months in oak barrel (1 to 7 years old barrels).
Harvest : 
100% manual
Yield: 
40hl/ha
Alcohol by vol.: 
13.5%
Total acidity: 
3.59
Mas de Daumas Gassac Red 2017