Fruit was whole cluster pressed and fermented in stainless steel vats to maintain freshness and the beautiful red cherry notes. Later the wine was perfected for 15 to 18 months in French oak barrels (30 % New). The wine is sensual, seductive and ripe – a true hedonist’s wine. The nose is intoxicating, exuberant and full of inviting aromas of red and berry flavors, exotic sweet spices come into play with black tea leaves and anise seed. Aromas reminiscent to white truffles and cedar box just round up the experience. On the palate Marchand’s bottling offers glorious concentration of juicy black raspberry and pomegranate, extraordinary brightness just invites the consumer for a second sip. The finish is impressively long and harmonious. It will age and evolve beautifully over the coming decade.