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Black Grenache 50 %
Syrah 50 %
Degrees : 14.5 %
Capacity : 75 cl
History of a soil :
CARTE NOIRE Élevé en fûts de chêne is one of the main examples of Les Vignerons du Mont-Ventoux winery’s move aiming at offering outstanding styles of A.O.C. Côtes du Ventoux wines achieved through the selection - of the soils and grapes -, the wine-making and maturing techniques but never forgetting the principle of faithfulness to the typicity of the appellation before all.
The Côtes du Ventoux CARTE NOIRE Élevé en fûts de chêne derives from grapes harvested on the southern slopes of the Mont-Ventoux in the parishes of Bédoin and Flassan.
Soils : calcairous and marly soils.
History of a know-how :
Careful selection of the best vineyards on each site of production.
Optimal sanitary state of the harvest which is totally destemmed.
Each grape variety is vinified apart.
Long vatting with several daily ‘remontages’.
Pumping-over of the vat juice onto the cap of solids.
Alcoholic fermentation at controlled temperature (28/30°C).
Blending after completion of the malolactic fermentation.
The wine is kept for 12 months in new French oak medium toasted barrels.
History of sensations :
Eye : Intense purple garnet colour
Noze : Powerful, elegantly oaked bouquet showing aromas of red fruits, stewed fruits and spices
Mouth : In mouth, the same lingering aromatic complexity is found with a fleshy texture and already well rounded tannins.
Histoire of pleasure :
Recommended partner to roasted meat dishes, poultry and feathered game as well as medium strong cheeses
Ready for drinking now but can be laid down for 4 to 6 more years.
Serve at : 17/18 ° C