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Pineaux des Charentes > Pineau Rouge
Pineau Rouge

Characteristics:
Black Currant, Black Berry.

Grape Varieties:
Merlot Noir.
Eraflage of the grapes, then maceration of the berries at 35C for 3 to 6 hours.
Night settling then mutage.
Aging on the lees for 2 years, then aging in demi-muids (600 l) without the lees.

Assemblage:
1/5 of the previous vintage
1/5 old pineaux
1/5 pineau 3 years old
1/5 pineau 4 years old
1/5 pineau 5 years old