Vintage : 2016
Grappes : 1/2 Mourvèdre, 1/2 Syrah
Appellation : AOP COSTIERES DE NIMES
Color : Red
Vineyard Age : 40 years
Terroir : Rolled Durance pebbles, the Durance river flowed through the valley well before the Rhône.
Yield : 32hl / ha.
Wine-making : The wine goes into 400 leters new french barrels after the end of the fermentation.
The malolactic is done into the barrel and the ageing last for 2 years.
Tasting : This powerful, elegant wine that is long on the palate and not woody perfectly expresses the depth of Costièes de Nîmes soils.
T°C taste : 16-18°C
Foods : Venison, capon, loin of lamb with Provence herbs, Turbot filet with garlic crust.
Ageing potential : 6-10 years.
- 92/100 Robert Parker