The winegrower : Nicolas de Chevron de Villette
Annual production : 4 000 bottles
Alc. : 14% vol
Available in : 75cl
Grape Variety(ies) : Syrah 50% et Grenache Noir 50 %
Type of soil : sandy clay soils
Yield: 38 hl/ha
Age of the vine: 15 years
Harvest : mechanical with destemmer
Fermentation on the skins of stemmed, crushed grapes.
During this semi‐liquid phase (when the grapes have been crushed), the phenolic compounds are painstakingly extracted by means of precise temperature control and by the meticulously controlled, mechanical extraction methods of pumping‐over and/or rack and return.The grapes are fermented at 30°C to extract the compounds contained in the skins. The duration of skin contact varies depending on the parcel and the vintage and is determined by means of daily tasting. The average duration is 15‐18 days, but certain vats may macerate for as long as 28 days.
Maturing: In tanks
Aging potential: 5 to 8 years
Intense aroma of ripe fruits (morello cheery, blackcurrant) and fresh spices. A concentrated blend of force and finesse in a tautly structured wine that leaves no one indifferent
Good match with Languedoc traditional cooking (cassoulet, game). To serve at 16 to 18° C.
· BRONZE MEDAL Concours des vins de MACON 2014 (med. De Bronze)
“The fullness of ripe fruits.”