Perfect Drinking Temperature: room temperature
Winemaking: Organic viniculture, Herbicide-free farming, Traditional hand picking, Use of natural yeast, maceration for a week whith controlled temperature. This wine comes from grapes that grow in the village of Verzé on a special plot chosen for its eastern exposure. The wine-making process is carbonic maceration. Age of the vines: 50years old on a clay & limestone soil.
Taste: This mauve colored wine develops strong aromas of blackberry, strawberry and wild raspberry. On the palate, after a smooth beginning, fruity aromas reappear accompanied by blended tannins.
Pairing: This wine can be enjoyed with cold meat and grilled meat. This is perfect with beef carpaccio and ideal with "black forest cake"--
NICOLAS MAILLET - The winemaker of Macon Verze Rouge
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The vineyard has been in the hands of Nicolas Maillet family for four generations. Back then, the wines were produced in the cellar of the Domain. In 1928 the production of the domain started to be delivered to the village's cooperative winery, up until 1999 when the wine started once again to be produced in the family cellar.