Le seuil de Mazeyres 2013

Le seuil de Mazeyres 2013

General Manager: Alain Moueix
Vineyard keeper: Jean-Michel Bernard
Cellar Master: Ludovic Guibert

Weather conditions

The winter and early spring were cold with rainfall slightly above average, slowing the growth cycle. There were significant levels of rain in May and June. The heavy rainfall around flowering (more than 120 mm in a week in some places) resulted in exceptional levels of fruit drop and shot berries. The summer, although late to arrive, was hot and sunny with major storm activity in July and early August. Veraison took some time to emerge due to the water content in the soil. The autumn was damp. The harvest had to be brought forward in some plots because the grapes were becoming very sensitive to grey rot as they reached optimum ripeness.

Harvest area*

24,61 hectares

Harvest terroir*

gravels clay and sandy soils

Grapes harvested*

78% Merlot – 22% Cabernet Franc

Harvest dates

25 September to 15 October


50 % in oak and 50 % in tanks


13 hectolitres / ha


13 466 bottles

* For this Vintage.

Tasting notes

The wine has a beautifully intense purple colour. It is open and seductive on the nose with ripe fruit and caramel aromas. Well-rounded on the palate with a velvety texture. This charming medium-density wine is best enjoyed in its vibrant youth.