A dense, inky colour with dark violet reflections. The nose has a distinctive spiciness that is powerful and ripe. Peaty aromas mingle with notes of mocha, red fruit, and different kinds of pepper. The mouth is round, full, and dense with superbly smooth tannins. A few touches of vanilla and nutty aromas reinforce an astonishing freshness. This Marselan will surprise novices and connoisseurs alike.
IGP Pays d'Oc
The Marselan varietal is a cross between Cabernet Sauvignon and Grenache Noir. It was created in 1961 near the town of Marseillan by the INRA research body and is now planted in vineyards in the Languedoc, Rhône Valley, Spain, the North Coast of California, Switzerland and Israel.
40 HL / Ha
Volcanic, clay & limestone. The climate is typically Mediterranean, warm and sunny with a low rainfall. Winters are mild, summers are hot and usual drought conditions fully matured the grapes.
Tradition al vinification after destemming and partially crushing of 50% of the harvest. Cap punching operations (pigeages) were carried out each day with a fermentation temperature between 25 and 28°C. The wine spends a total of 3 weeks in vat. The malo-lactic fermentation was carried out on the settled wine.
Wine is aged for one year in concrete vats before bottling.