The secret of growing the best grapes was passed from generation to generation. Inès Pradel de Lavaux is the 10th generation of one of the most influential Bordeaux wine families. The heritage of the vineyards and the excellent wine-making craftsmanship make a difference in the taste.
A fine 18th-century country house, Château Martinet established itself as a hunting lodge before becoming a vineyard. Now it is the sole source of one of Saint-Emilion’s most revered wines. Rooted in superb sand and gravel soil, the vines are cultivated under constant care and attention by the owner.
Thomas Duclos is one of the leading winemakers for the famous Cheval Blanc and Chateau Ausone, while consulting the Chinese council of vineyards. He is one of the best tasters and brings in a vast experience and years of expertise. Together with the winemaking team, Thomas combines his experience of classic ‘Old World’ techniques with ‘New World’ mentality and style.
Inès Secret Collection is the understanding of terroir, and natural environment in which a great wine is produced. Any bottle from the Inès wine selection will always beautifully reflect the harmonious balance between the land it comes from, the craftsmen and knowledge.
Grape Variety Merlot & Cabernet Sauvignon
AGEing Aged for 12 months in oak barrels | 35-year-old vines
COLOUR Ruby red color, reflections of violet.
Aroma Ripe red fruits and nice oak flavors. Aromas of cherries and blackberries combined with hints of raspberries.
BODY A supple and medium bodied wine, harmonious and well balanced. The Merlot gives the wine its roundness. Structure, power and some spicy notes are provided by Cabernet Sauvignon.
Gold Medal : Berliner Wein Trophy
James Suckling Rating: 90/100
Bordeaux is the most famous wine region in the world and known for its great diversity of high quality terroirs. In the 17th century, the Dutch were the kings of the sea and the first ones exporting Bordeaux wines. Nowadays, Bordeaux is a true symbol of quality wines for wine lovers around the world for more than eight centuries. Bordering the sea and the climate is ideal for growing grapes and our wine expresses the vineyard’s character and typicality of the grape varietals.