Appellation AOC Languedoc, Terroir Saint Georges d'Orques
Color and alcohol red 14,5% vol
Grape varieties Syrah 80%, Mourvèdre 20%
Soil Terrace of pebbles with clayey subsurface
Comments of the cellarman
Deep color with cherry glint. Fragrances of oak barrel and dry apricot.
Full-bodied and woody wine with grilled flavors. Long aromatic
Organic conversion in progress
Traditional wine making process includes fermentation between 24°
and 26° Celsius in order to extract color and develop a deep structure
The Cuvée 400 is only produced during an exceptional vintage.
Mourvèdre and Syrah are aged in new oak barrels during 24 months.
The ageing of the wine continues 10 months in vat before the bottling.
Food pairing Roasted red meat, strong cheese like Salers, cantal, mature gouda. This full-bodied wine will be best with elaborate cooking.
Rated 95/100 by 2024 Dussert Gerber guide
Vintage year(s) presently available for sale: 2018
Cellaring potential 10 years, wine to be decanted 10 to 12 hours before drinking