Côtes de Gascogne: Domaine Millet Merlot 2022

A pure Merlot Côtes de Gascogne wine which has a similar fruit-forward appeal to it's Cabernet Franc - Merlot blend sibling - appealing mulberry aromas and soft, plummy palate. Just the thing to accompany a steak frites or saucisse de Toulouse!

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Tasting Notes

This great value Merlot from the ever-reliable Domaine Millet has a wonderful nose of dark berry fruit, preceding a medium-bodied palate with flavours of blackberries and plums.

About this wine
StyleRed Wine, Sec, Medium-bodied, Non Sparkling
Wine RegionMidi, Côtes de Gascogne
Grape Variety (Cépage)Merlot
Food & Wine MatchingBeef, Charcuterie, Cheese, Duck
CellarageIntended for early drinking, up to 4 years from vintage.
VinificationThe grapes, grown on alluvial soil, are picked at optimum ripeness and are completely de-stemmed prior to vinification in thermo-regulated stainless steel vats. The wine is then fined and filtered prior to spring bottling.
Alcohol By Volume (%)12

Domaine de Millet (La Famille Dèche)

The Dèche family, whose considerable vine holdings lie just above Eauze in the Midi-Pyrenées, have resided at Château de Millet for over five generations. Today they make a range of Côtes de Gascogne wines on their 50-hectare estate, as well as Floc de Gascogne and Armagnac. Until the late 1980s, the Dèche family were predominantly producers of Bas Armagnac but, as this market diminished, the forward-thinking Francis Dèche began to diversify, planting Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Chardonnay along with Ugni Blanc to make good, dry, still wines for immediate consumption.


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