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Deep red coat with ruby glints. The first nose develops ripe red berries aromas such as plums, crushed strawberries and balsamic vanilla aromas. The attack is round and voluminous followed by a robust mid-palate. The finish offers leather and spices long-lasting taste.


Night mechanical harvest to preserve the grapes quality potential. Soft stalking and breaking of the grapes. Limited sulfites addition. Hot Pre-fermentation maceration. Fermentation temperatures control. Grapes from different plots are separately vinified to keep each vines typicality and enable original blends.



Domaine de Piquetalen, Merlot

  • Style

    Medium Bodied Red Wine

  • Blend

    Merlot 100%

  • Alcohol


  • Ageing potential

    Five years in good storage conditions

  • Serving temperature


  • Tasting notes

    Deep red coat with violet glints.

    The first nose develops ripe red berries aromas such as blackcurrant and blackberry as well as balsamic aromas (camphor, eucalyptus).

    The agitation reveals licorice, spices (pepper and cinnamon) and violet aromas.

    The attack is round and fat, followed by a surprisingly fresh and deep mid-palate with chocolate and liquorice aromas on velvety tannins.

    The finish offers a long-lasting grilled mocha taste.

  • Food Pairing

    This wine compliments white meats in sauce: chicken or guinea fowl with sauce pou- lette, pheasant with port wine sauce.


  • Annual production