Chateau Auney l'Hermitage "Cuvee Cana" Graves Rouge 2016
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From the importer: A 1.5ha parcel with 60% Cabernet Sauvignon / 40% Merlot. It sees the same elevage as the basic Graves, with 15 months in barrel (25% new), and production of up to 6000 bottles.
Auney l’Hermitage was gradually assembled through the reclamation of ten small domaines totaling 8.5 hectares. Many of these properties were actually clearings in the woods planted to grape vines by small farmers, dating back to the nineteenth century, and were abandoned or on the verge of being abandoned. Christien Auney has chosen to maintain the separation between each of his parcels, meaning that each plot of vines has its own distinct terroir. Some of these plots were ignored for so long that they’ve never seen modern pest management (i.e. pesticides), and as of 2012 the Auneys have undertaken a conversion to certified organic practices.