Grapes: Cot (Malbec) 50%, Gamay 30%, Cabernet Franc 20%
Geography: Loire Valley, France
“Ad Libitum” is a blend of 15-45 year old vines of Gamay, Cabernet Franc and Cot (the local name for Malbec). Each grape is vinified separately, then blended and aged for 5 months in a cement tank. The wine is fresh, with a medium body, bright red fruit, cherries, medium acidity and medium tannins.
Vinification Method: A rather long maceration for the Malbec and Cabernet franc (between 18 and 20 days). Slow and delicate extraction. Aged for 5 months in tank.