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This 2018 vintage has gained in depth. Magnificently deep purple, it offers ripe aromas of blackcurrant flowers and strawberry with touches of menthol and aniseed adding complexity to the finish. The Syrah, picked at full maturity, packs the palate with red fruit and spices whilst the Grenache confers elegance and smoothness. The wine’s suppleness and the self-assurance of its tannins are an agreeable surprise. The blending of a high-altitude parcel with another cool altitude terroir has resulted in a singular and atypical Corbières far from the conventional image of this appellation. It is highly enjoyable whilst young but will mellow nicely over time.

Technical sheet

Appellation

Corbières

Vintage

2018

Varieties

Grenache Noir 60% - Syrah 40%

Production

25 HL / Ha

Alcohol

14% alc./vol

Terroir

Clay-limestone hillsides

Vinification

As the whole harvest was matured together and of similar quality, all the grapes were assembled in two vats (due to the harvest time). Vinified at 25 ° C, slight pump-ups were carried out each day of the first week. Then, light moorings of the hat were carried out throughout the vatting for a duration of three weeks. Once extracted, the wine carried out its malolactic fermentation without difficulty

Ageing

Concrete tank during 6 months

Geographical location

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