the nose is powerful and shows great finesse. The alternation of strawberry jam aromas and spicy/peppery notes creates a very pleasant bouquet.
floral then spicy (pepper) notes on entry. The wine displays a superb tannic structure and lovely long-lingering flavours.
Sommelier's advice: Recommended food pairing: lamb shank in soft spices. Serving temperature: 18-19°C. Sommelier’s recommendation: d ecant 15 to 30 mins before drinking in order to release the aromas. Mature from: 5-7 years.
Mainly Grenache, then Syrah and Mourvèdre.
The soil of this A.O.C. covers sandy molasses, clay or old alluvial deposits with shingles.
The grapes are destemmed and vinified in concrete tanks. Daily pumping over is carried out during the alcoholic fermentation.
Maturing takes place in concrete tank over 8 months.