LE PETIT CALON 2018 SAINT-ESTEPHE FRANCE 750ml (GIFT BOX)
Soil : A thick layer of gravels laid down during the Quaternary Period . Predominantly clay sub - soil from the Tertiary Period . At the summit of the gravels deposits , there is also a fine layer of clay of lacustrine origin .
Vineyard area : 55Ha ( 136 acres )
Grape varieties of the vineyard : 60 % Cabernet sauvignon , 31 % Merlot , 6 % Cabernet Franc , 2 % Petit Verdot
Blend : 78 % Merlot , 22 % Cabernet Sauvignon
Average age of the vines : 20 years
Pruning method : Double Guyot
Planting density : 8 000 vines / Ha
Harvest : Hand picking . A first selection of grapes on the vine . Mechanical sorting of the grapes by vibration , followed by hand sorting .
Vinification : Temperature controlled conical stainless - steel tanks . Pumping over twice a day . Fermentation at 26 ° C . Malolactic fermentation ( indigenous lactic bacteria ) in stainless steel at 20 ° C .
Ageing : 15 months in one wine barrels .
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Delivery to Hong Kong metropolitan area
“ Under the law of Hong Kong, intoxicating liquor must not be sold or supplied to a minor in the course of business.”