A blend of mostly Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon from 30 year old vines. Refined red fruits are complemented by silky, perfect tannins, and French oak adds depth and mouthfeel. Can be decanted.
Fermented in a combination of open top concrete vats and stainless steel fermenters.
ORIGIN Paulliac, Bordeaux, France
MAKER Château Liversan
GRAPES 46% Merlot, 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot
Founded in the 18th century Chateau Liversan is situated in Saint-Sauveur in the Haut Medoc on the western border of Paulliac, close to estates such at Chateau Grand Puy Lacoste and Chateau Pontet Canet. The estate was classified as a Cru Bourgeois in 1932.
The Chateau own 51 hectares all situated in one block. On the surface the first 30 centimetres are composed of sandy-silt gravel. The subsoil is more subtle with gravelly clays, quartz fractions and some limestone fragments. Fossil-rich limestone is found throughout the subsoil.