The Great Wines from Languedoc-Roussillon
Virtuose Wine of Saint-Chinian
Coup de Coeur du jury Virtuose 2018
16,5 ou 17/20 - Le Point Spécial Vins - Septembre 2017
91 pts Robert Parker Wine Advocate 2017
Top 10 St-Chinian wines
13/20 Le Guide des Meilleurs Vins de France 2018 RVF
HVE (Haute Valeur Environnementale) - Culture Raisonnée contrôlée
Soil: Clay and limestone (Mourvèdre, Syrah, Carignan, Grenache), Sandstone (Syrah, Mourvèdre) and Schist (Grenache, Syrah)
Harvest: By hand, in crates, with sorting.
Winemaking: Traditional, with maceration of 5 to 6 weeks. Malolactic fermentation in barrels
Livestock: Barrels (for Syrah and Mourvèdre), lies on breeding
Wine Treatment: Not fined, not filtered
A great sweetness emerges from glass to nose first. It contains cocoa bean aroma, sweet spices, thyme with toasted notes harmoniously blended.
The palate is soft and very tasty notes of red fruits and spices mixed with sweetness, which extend.
The elegance and richness of the Grand Vin wine will express at best at a temperature of 18 ° C.
This great wine can accompany with happiness many powerful enough even dishes (game, meat sauce) but also red meat and many other dishes.
If you want to taste it now, he deserves to be decanted to express themselves better. It will of course be kept for many years because of his wealth.