Grégoire Rousseau of Domaine Coquelicot makes his natural wines from one of the best terroirs in the most western part of the Bergerac wine region, His terroir is the same as in some of the good parts of Saint Emilion, very natural expression
Region: Bergerac, IGP Périgord, Bergerac
Grape variety and soil: 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Franc. Soil, Argilo Calcaire (Clay with Limestone) and bedrock of limestone with fossils of seastars
Taste: Pure full bodied wine with red fruits like cassis and blackberries and spices, a lots of minerals fine tannins, long and lingering after taste
Wine pairing: Your daily red wine, red meats, game but also barbecue with friends etc.
Serving Temperature: 16 c, medium or big sized red wine glass. Open 2 hours in advance and decant before serving! Drink now or keep until 2027
Vinification: Natural vinification on polyester tanks with the Merlot, the Cabernet Franc under “maceration carbonique”, and for a part some aging on oak barrels for 12 months, local yeasts, not filtered of fined low in SO2 <25mg, alcohol content 13,5%
Culture: Biodynamic, Organic, label AB