Identification



Domaine de Rancy Red wines IGP black Grenache BIO

IGP Côtes Catalanes black Grenache 2011 - biological wine

WINE STEMMING FROM THE ORGANIC FARMING. CERTIFY(GUARANTEE) BY FR BIO-10

Location and soil :grenache
Schistose parcels on the «Â  commune  » (= borough) of LATOUR DE FRANCE  
1 hectares 46 ares 27 in total

Grapes varieties : 100% old black Grenache

Yield : 15 hectoliters per ha

Vinification :
Summer thinning out of the crop on the carignan stocks
Check of grape maturity and picking at full ripeness
First selection of the bunches on the vineyard site
Second selection upon arrival at the cellar
Stemming and light crushing
Long fermentation and maceration time (3 weeks) including regular foot-treading
Bottling in April 2012

Aging : kept in tanks
    
Total alcohol : 14.5 vol%

Comments about Wine-tasting :

Red dress ruby, intense nose with notes(marks) of pepper of Sichuan and scrubland ; frank and ample attack, aromatic mouth dominated by the prune and the soft spices, the melted tannins. An accomplished wine, quite smoothly and in elegance. Soft and premature, he can drink in his youth.

Food pairings :

Dining apéritif delicatessen, duck filets, andouillettes, cassoulet, ribs lamb or of young wild boar, chicken, veal, beef, cheeses.

Temperature of service : 8°/12°

Wine to let rest in decanter rather