château l’isle fort
The domain's firstborn, Château L'Isle Fort is surely, according to specialized journalists, one of the best wines of its appellation.
The vines flourish at the center of an abundant and preserved biodiversity, giving the wine a delicate and floral scent with hints of fruits from the surrounding woods.
The power of Merlot and the finesse of Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon harmonize, under a silky dress, in the finesse of tannins, freshness, and elegance.
L'isle Fort offers a pretty, floral scent of small black fruits, a fresh mouth full of elegance, and tannins with great finesse.
Alcoholic fermentation in concrete vats Fermentation time: 21 to 28 days Malolactic fermentation in partial barrels
Particularity of vinification and/or aging: manual sorting table and vat by gravitation seed by seed then vinification in whole grain; crushing with alternation of small fractioned winding works with manual watering of the grounds; use of a pneumatic press with selection of press wines; aging in separate lots until final assembly.
Aging: 50% barrels 50% tanks. Duration: 12 to 14 months Cooperers: Taransaud, Ana Sélection
Average production of 35,000 bottles