Le Domaine des Chênes Les Grands-Meres Vieilles Vignes / 2014 / 750mL / AOC Côtes du Roussillon Villages

Category: Wine
Sub-Category: Red wine

Varieties:

Very old vines of Carignan (60%) and black Grenache (10%), associated to the Syrah (30%).

Terroir:

Very stony limestone for Carignan and Syrah, sandstone for the Grenache. Yields inferior to 30 hl/ha.

Harvest:

Manual

Vinification:

In red traditional with maceration of 20 days for Syrah and Grenache and maceration of enter grappes for a part of Carignan. Ageing in vats during one year and half with racking.

Tasting:

Intense nose of ripe red fruits, pepper and violet. The attack is frank and powerful. The tannins are structured.

Wine and food pairings:

To savor with cold meats, a cassoulet or a duck confit.

Rewards:

15/20 Guide Bettane & Desseauve 2018 14/20 Guide Hubert 2017