The Great Wines of Languedoc
15,5/20 Le Guide des Meilleurs Vins de France 2018 RVF
This is the archetypal wine shales of the appellation Saint Chinian, it expresses the typical characteristics of the terroir, very soft notes of lightly toasted fresh fruit.
Grapes: Carignan Grenache 20% Syrah 40%
Soil: Shale Bruns, Micro mild climate, altitude 150 m.
Harvest: Manual Yield: 25 hl / ha
Winemaking: maceration of destemmed grapes, fermentation assembled varieties, 14 days of fermentation. natural endogenous yeast.
Aging: 12 months in 8000 liters of lightning.
Degree of alcohol: 13.5% Vol
Temperature: 16 ° C
Guard: 5 to 7 years.
Appearance: Intense cherry-red dress.
Smell: Aromas of shale and scrub.
Flavors: The palate is long and well structured by its tannins and extends the sensations of the nose plus hints of red fruit in alcohol and spices. It requires a good evolution with age and goes very well with meat and game in sauce.