This vineyard is the original of the Domaine de la Vougeraie, planted in 1966. It offers a village wine at the quality of premier cru, with its dense tannins, big structure and firm ripe fruits. Black plums work with black cherry acidity, cinnamon, and a mouthfilling power. Age for 3–4 years.
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