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Merlot

Merlot

Merlot is a red wine grape variety that appeared in the 18th century in southwestern France, and more specifically in the north of Aquitaine area. In general, it is planted on fresh clay-limestone soils. It regularly needs water and barely supports droughts. It is mostly found on its favorite terroir, in Pomerol and St. Emilion. […]


The Rose wines from the Château d’Esclans

The Rose wines from the Château d’Esclans

The Château d’Esclans domain is an exceptional site, extending itself on a hillside near to the Pennafort gorges in the Var region. The château is inspired from the grand villas of the Tuscany countryside; it was built in the middle of the nineteenth century and bought by Sacha Lichine in 2006. This wine producer of […]