Originel by Sainte-Catherine
AOC Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux
The priory of Sainte-Catherine of Artolie used to lie upstream to the north-west. Since the 12th century, the door of the Sainte-Catherine chapel benevolently overlooks this plot of Gironde land that looks out over the River Garonne.
The 56-hectare (138-acre) Sainte-Catherine vineyard flourishes before a panorama that takes in the Garonne valley and the Landes forests beyond.
The specifity of this cuvée “Originel” is that there is non added sulfites. The wine contains only the sulfites naturally presented in the grapes.
Certified HEV3 since 2019 and in transition into organic production.
The vineyards cover 56 hectares
75 % Merlot and 25 % Cabernet Sauvignon
Clay and limestone and grave
Deep color, violette, with the notes of caramel, black fruits. The tannins are elegant, silky with the taste of black fruits.