Louis Rapin - Montagne-St-Emilion 2019
As a second wine of the Despagne-Rapin domaine the vineyards are located to the south-west of the town within the Montagne Saint-Émilion appellation. The vineyard covers 2.80 hectares of Merlot vines planted by Louis Rapin in 1943 on the hillside of Corbin in clay soil. The current owner Nicolas Despagne is dedicated to the craft of organic and biodynamic winemaking and continues to pay homage to the estate's founder, Louis Rapin.
Ruby color, brilliant. Spicy, fresh, toasted, blackcurrant nose. Straight on the palate, fresh, spicy, notes of nutmeg, hazelnut, fresh red fruits. The terroir is still marked by the ample, clean and spicy mouthfeel. Cellaring time: 8-10 years. 100% Merlot.