Domaine de Rancy Red wines IGP CC Mourvèdre

IGP Côtes Catalanes Mourvèdre 2009

Location and soil :
Schistose parcels on the «Â  commune  » (=borough) of LATOUR DE FRANCE  
1 hectares 50 ares in total

Grapes varieties : 100% mourvèdre

Yield : 15 hectoliters per ha

Vinification :
Summer thinning out of the crop on the mourvèdre 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
Long fermentation and maceration time (3 weeks) including regular foot-treading
Bottling in december 2010

Aging : kept in tanks
Total alcohol : 14 vol%

Comments about Wine-tasting :

Purple dress sinks. Compact nose, black fruits, mineral note(mark), spices. Round, ripe(mature), enriched, powerful mouth, where spices express themselves without restraint. Finale closes coated with freshness, frank, a rustic mere nothing.

Food pairings :

Meat stews, couscous, spicy cooking(kitchen), oriental cooking(kitchen) - Vietnamese, lamb, eggplant in the Parmesan cheese, the moussaka, the lamb, the brochettes(bunches) of poultry, rabbit in olives, quails or roasted ducklings, terrine of chicken livers.

Temperature of service : 8°/12°

Wine to let rest in decanter rather