Classic red 2014

AOC Saint-Chinian

Soils: Clay and limestone (Mourvèdre, Syrah, Carignan, Grenache), Sandstone (Syrah, Carignan, Mourvèdre) and Shist (Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre)
Grape varieties: Grenache: 37 %, Carignan: 29 %, Mourvèdre: 18 %, Syrah: 15 %
Harvest: By hand, in small crates with sorting
Harvest dates: September 12 to 26
Vinification: Traditional, with vatting times of 4 to 6 weeks.
Maturing: Concrete vats and barrels (for Syrah and Mourvèdre) on the lees.
Treatment of the wine: Not fined or filtered
Alcoholic strength: 14 % vol.
Packaging: 75 cl Bordeaux bottles

Tasting notes:
This wine has great typicity and offers a great expression of its terroirs. It has a rich array of aromas, including dark berries, cherries, mocha coffee, Sichuan pepper, liquorice and thyme.
Supple and velvety on the palate, the structure leads the aromas towards a light, airy finish.

Serving suggestions:
This wine may be served with a wide variety of dishes, particularly those that are best suited to its typical aromas.
Serve at a temperature of around 19 °C and even lower during the summer.

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