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Cuvée "400"


 

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
intensity.

Vinification
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
in mouth.
The Cuvée 400 is only produced during an exceptional vintage.
Mourvèdre and Syrah are aged in French oak barrels during 24 months.
This wine is well structured and has complex tannins.
Its ageing potential exceeds 10 years.

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 2021 Dussert Gerber guide

Vintage year(s) presently available for sale: 2017

Cellaring potential         6  to more than 10 years, wine to be decanted 10 to 12 hours before drinking   

 

 

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