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Wine Details

Esquirol Rouge 2016, Sélection Parcellaire

AOP Côtes de Provence Sainte -Victoire
  • 75cl bottle

Intense with red and black fruits (raspberry & blackcurrants) accompanied by notes of spice, menthol and chocolate. It is a powerful wine and well-balanced with a round character and silky tannins.

Vineyards

Very stony sandy-clay soil on the surface and clay-limestone deep down. Parcels located in the village of Pourcieux at the foot of Mount Aurélien in a local area known as Esquirol. Mediterranean climate.

Vintage

This year was full of surprises and will remain ingrained in our memories due to its unpredictable weather! It was a true winemakers’ vintage and the month of September made it what it is. The northern reds show a classic and pure style, with exceptional potential.

Winemaking

The harvest is manual and carried out in the morning to preserve all the aromas and freshness. The grapes are fully destemmed and then vatted. After a long maceration in concrete tanks for 4 to 6 weeks, the wine is aged in barrels for 12 months.

Enjoy with:

  • Grilled and Roasted Red Meats
  • Grilled and Roasted White Meats
  • Pizza/Pasta
  • Mild Creamy Cheeses
  • Mature Strong Cheeses
Try with game (wild boar, hare and deer), red meats and cooked pasta cheeses