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A.O.C Saint-Chinian

Soils: Clay-and limestone (Mourvèdre, Syrah, Carignan, Grenache), Sandstone (Syrah, Mourvèdre) and Schist (Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre) Grape varieties: Mourvèdre: 36 %, Syrah: 45 %, Grenache: 12 %, Carignan: 7 % Harvest: By hand, in small crates, with sorting. Harvest dates: September 15 to 30 Vinification: Traditional with 5 to 6 weeks’ vatting time. Malolactic fermentation in barrels Maturing: Barrels (for Syrah and Mourvèdre), matured on the lees Treatments: Not fined or filtered Alcohol content: 14 % vol. Packaging: 75 cl Bordeaux bottles

Tasting notes:

This wine offers a wide, harmonious range of aromas: red berries, particularly cherries, very floral garrigue aromas, lime blossom and toasty, resinous notes. The wine is dense, well-rounded and fresh on the palate, with a lingering, roasted almond finish.

Tasting suggestions:

Considering its structure and freshness, this wine may be enjoyed with a wide range of dishes and can stand up well to hot, spicy foods.

To do full justice to the wine, it should be served at a temperature of around 18 °C.

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