Color - Bright and lovely light garnet-red
Bouquet - Very elegant with aromas of strawberry, cherry, and soft spices with a hint of vanilla
Taste - Medium-bodied with ripe tannins and acidity; develops very delicate aromas and a long lasting finish
Made from 14-year-old vines in the Languedoc region of France, between the Mediterranean Sea and the Herault Valley. The vineyards are managed with respect for the ecological environment, “agriculture raisonnee.”
|Wine maker notes
|De-stemmed grapes are vinified separately. Skin contact at 10°C for three days. Skin contact at 10 °C for 3 days prior to 6 days fermentation at 24/26°C with daily pumping over followed by a 9 day maceration. Only the first presses are reincorporated into the wine.
50% of the blend is aged in new oak barrel for 7 months. The other 50% are matured stainless steel vats. After taking the wine off the barrels we have aged it for a further 2 months in vats prior to bottling.
|100% Pinot Noir