A deep, intense red. Aromas of plum, cherry and ripe fig are joined by liquorice and truffle after airing. In the mouth it is captivating, supple and gloriously smooth with fine tannins. The equilibrium between power and natural freshness is masterful. The finish offers notes of garrigue, fennel and black fruit. A wine of character and elegance typical of the altitude vineyards of the Cru La Livinière. A wine of superb ageing potential.
Minervois La Livinière
60 % Syrah, 20 % Grenache, 20 % Mourvèdre
20 HL / Ha
15 % alc./vol
High limestone clay plateau
Hand-picked and meticulously sorted. Traditional vinification with some pumping over. Light cap punching at the beginning of fermentation followed by a month in vat. Controlled fermentation at around 26°C.
Aged for one year in barrels that had previously contained white wine for six months.