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Montirius Vacqueyras "Le Clos"*Packaging may vary

Montirius Vacqueyras "Le Clos"

Rhone Blend / France, Rhone


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Category
Rhone Blend
Region
Rhone, France
Sweet-Dry Scale
Dry

Product description

Vine Varieties : 50% Grenache, 50% Syrah. Age of Vines : 23 years old on average Parcels : 8.5 hectares. Soil type : ‘Garrigues’ or plains soil and sub soil, on blue Helvetian marl clay, containing the most complex of clays ‘Montmorillonite’. It is one of the loveliest pieces of land in Vacqueyras. Climate : Mediterranean Pruning : Goblet or Royat cordon pruning with a maximum of 6 spurs and 2 buds. Harvesting : Manual Winemaking : Traditional, total de-stemming, light crushing, natural indigenous grape yeasts. Aging : In cement vats for two winters, then in bottles. 100% oak free. Authorised Yield : 35 hl/ha Domain Yield : 15 hl/ha on average Production : 17.000 bottles Laying down : 8 to 15 years. Winetasting : A deep red wine, on the nose, with characteristics of the parcel: raspberry, liquorice and vanilla. In the mouth, the tannins are fine, silky and delicate. A lovely after taste. The aromas on the nose are found in the mouth, complimented by elegance, finesse and a lovely freshness.

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