Rhône Valley - Côtes-du-Rhône
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Oeil : deep, bright ruby red.
Nez : intense, revealing red fruit notes as well as garrigue and sweet spicy fragrances.
Bouche : the wine expresses the subtle alliance of aromatic power and tannic finesse. Explosive on the finish with exceptional length and touches of liquorice.
Les conseils du Sommelier : Père Lathuille’s chicken Fricaséed with artichokes and potatoes
Cépage(s) : Predominantly Grenache.
Vendanges : Harvesting by machine at night to reduce the risk of oxidation.
Sol : Terraces of pebbles on sand or marl soil from the Piliocene, reddened by iron oxide.
Vinification : In concrete tanks. 48 hour, cold pre-fermentation maceration to bring out the best varietal expression. Rack and return at the start of alcoholic fermentation followed by gentler extraction over the maceration phase. Maceration at 30°C for 4 weeks.
Elevage : Aged in conrete tanks for twelve months.
Degré d’alcool : 14.5