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Coup de foudres
After a fairly rainy winter, largely restoring the soil's water reserves, spring was moderately watered and summer was incredibly hot and dry. The vines, despite having suffered from heat and water stress, produced a very good quality harvest in normal quantity.
Ideally located in the heart of the Esclans Valley between the Esterel and Maures mountains, the domain benefits from a stony clay-sandstone soil of red color, particularly well drained, which helps producing quality grapes and wines.
Syrah, Grenache, Mourvèdre, Carignan.
The vines selected are of an average age of 30 years.
This wine is vinified in accordance with the organic wine charter.
After total destemming of the harvest, cold maceration is carried out in stainless steel tanks for 2 to 3 days in order to extract the best of the aromas. Fermentation starts with the addition of selected exogenous yeasts. They last a week at controlled temperature (over 20 ° C). Then, wine is regularly pumped over for an additional 4 to 5 weeks finishes extracting the aromas and tannins sought for this cuvée. The wines are then racked (drop wine) and pressed marc (press wine). The "presses" are partially reintegrated with the drops in order to obtain the desired balance.
The assembled wines are housed in French oak casks (large barrels containing 70 hectoliters of wine) for approximately 24 months.
Quite deep garnet color with tiled reflections. Complex nose, spicy, coffee, mocha with a hint of leather. Frank attack, enveloping structure, harmonious and of a good length to finish with notes of cherries, morello cherries, tobacco and liquorice stick.
This wine is the perfect with your meat dishes in sauce, especially regional dishes as well as soft cheese. This wine aged by us is to be drunk now.
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