Cuvée "400"


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Cuvée "400"


 

Appellation     AOC Languedoc, Terroir Saint Georges d'Orques             

Color and alcohol        red                           14,5% vol

Grape varieties    Mourvèdre 80%, Syrah 10%, Grenache 10%

Soil                         Terrace of pebbles with clayey subsurface

Comments of the cellarman
- Dark color with garnet refections
- Complex, grill smells
- Sweet in mouth, fleshy, much matter and volume
- Elegant and silky tannin skeleton

Vinification
Organic conversion in progress
This cuvée is made in very small quantities only from vintage years where the quality of the grapes is exceptional. Sold at the Domaine exclusively.
Parcel maturity control. Yield 15 hl per ha.
Traditional wine making process with destemming without crushing.
Post fermentation skin contact of around 3 weeks for the syrah variety.
The varieties are raised separately in order to develop the characteristics of each one.
Assembly after 20 months raising in French oak barrels.
Bottling at the Domaine after a total raising time of 24 months

Food pairing           Roasted red meat, strong cheese like Salers, cantal, mature gouda. This full-bodied wine will be best with  elaborate  cooking.

Rewards       
"Premier Grand Vin Classé" on Dussert Gerber guide

Vintage year(s) presently available for sale: 2014

Cellaring potential         6  to more than 10 years   

 

 

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