IGP DES CÔTES CATALANES DOMAINE LAURIGA MERLOT
The winegrower: Jacqueline Clar
Annual production: 50 000 bottles
Alc.: 13.5% vol
Available in: 75cl
Grape Variety(ies): Merlot
Type of soil: Shingles soils and clayey‐chalky terraces
Yield: 50 hl/ha
Age of the vine: 8 years
Harvest: Mechanical harvest
The grapes were put into thanks under regulated atmosphere, saturated with carbon dioxide. Macerations were short, about 4 t 5 days, to enhance roundness in the mouth. Fermentation was completed at a low temperature to accentuate the fruit.
Maturing: Raised into vats for 6 months
Aging potential: Laying down: 2 to 3 years
It has a pure red colour, spicy and ripe red fruit notes, melted tannins and a round mouth.
Good match with Charcuterie and also plain everyday food. To serve at 18° C.
• Guide Hachette des vins 2013 (2*)
• Gold concours des grands vins du Languedoc 2012 ( Médaille d’or)
• Silver concours du merlot 2011 ( Médaille d’Argent)
• Gold Medal Concours des Vignerons Indépendants 2013 ( med. D’Or)