AOP Côtes du Roussillon Villages Red 2014
Grape varieties :
50 % Syrah. Vineyard planted in 1975 in rocky, schistose soil, facing north.
25 % Grenache. Vineyard planted in 1950 in rocky, schistose soil, facing north.
25 % old Carignan. Vineyard planted in 1905 in rocky, schistose soil, facing north.
Hand picking. Cold maceration for one weeks. Then, traditional maceration for two weeks. Gentle pressing. Maturing twelve months in barrel (5 hL of 3 wines).
Appearance : Deep ruby-red color.
Nose : Complex notes of ripe fruits, spices, toast and vanilla.
Palate : Oaky is harmonious, attack is well-rounded.
Serve between 15 and 17 °C.
Our suggestions :
This wine will ideally complement game stew, roasts and read meat as well as mature chesses. It will also be excellent with cherry duck or pheasant.