Languedoc Rouge 2018
This grenache / syrah blend has intense, fiery and fruity notes of blackcurrants and raspberries. It is full bodied and powerful, the ripe fruit notes are found again on the palate along with sweet spices, pronounced silky, delicate tannins.
The climate is Mediterranean, the summer is hot and dry, the autumn and spring are mild. e frequent, strong wind helps prevent diseases. is an ideal climate for wine growing.
The Languedoc Roussillon region bucked the trend this year. Unlike most French wine regions, the Roussillon was spared disastrous weather and extreme temperatures. Production in 2017 was higher than in 2016 and the vintage is of great quality.
The grapes are harvested at phenolic maturity and harvested by machine. After destemming, the grapes are vinified in concrete tanks for three to four weeks. Each grape variety is vinified separately in traditional maceration. Depending on the daily tasting, the wine will either be reassembled, picked or left to rest for a gentle extraction of aromatic substances, anthocyanins and tannins. At the very end of alcoholic fermentation, the temperature is allowed to rise between 30 and 33 ° C to promote the polymerization of the tannins.
- Grilled and Roasted Red Meats
- Mild Creamy Cheeses
- Mature Strong Cheeses