IGP* Pays d'Oc wines are produced in the Languedoc-Roussillon in 4 departments bordering the Mediterranean Sea: the Pyrénées Orientales, Aude, Hérault and Gard.
This is one of the largest vineyards in the world, producing a unique and flamboyant range of 56 grape varieties. Each one finds its expression in a variety of soils: clay, limestone, schist and stony, sandy soils, all of which produce dense and complex aromatic notes.
Pouzolles origin: traditional fermentation in cement tanks with pumping-over and rack-and-return. 30 days maceration period.
Florensac origin: traditional fermentation in cement tanks with a daily semi rack-and-return. 25 days maceration period.
45% of the cuvée spends 6 months in 275lt one and two year oak Laurus barrels.
Production: 10 400 bottles - Bottling date: 12 July 2016
A particularly enticing nose with hints of smoke and menthol along with black olive and kirsch. Very pure flavours on the palate with notes of violets and plum. Fresh, lively finish. (Tasted August 2016)
Serving temperature: 14° to 16°C
Aging Potential: 3 to 6 years
Alc. By vol.: 13%
Cold cuts and Corsican cheese
Bull Gardianne (stew)
Around 20 years of age – 35hl/ha
On the 1st August 2009, the name of Pays d’Oc wine changed to IGP* Pays d’Oc. Thanks to this development, Pays d’Oc wines are now acknowledged for the quality conferred by their origin and the painstaking work of the wine growers.
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