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Pic Saint-Loup

Description

Plot selection

The vines are located on the Pic Saint-Loup appellation. They are planted on a soil resulting from the breakdown of calcareous rocks of the Quaternary period (Jurassic limestone, harder and older). These specificities offer fine and elegant wines, rich of the characteristics of this unique terroir

Cultivation mode

The vineyard has been managed in organic farming since 2006 and biodynamic practices have been introduced for 5 years.

Grape varieties

Syrah : 60% Grenache : 40%

Winemaking and Aging

Harvest by hand or by machine according to the plots. Entirely destemmed. Traditional winemaking process with 3 to 4 weeks maceration in concrete tanks and conical trunk tanks. Temperature control during the winemaking process. Aging in concrete tanks during 12 months minimum.

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Colour : Deep and intense, dark garnet colour.

Nose : Aromas of black and red fruits, such as strawbrry, blackberry, blueberry… with spicy and liquorice hints.

Mouth : Aromas of garrigue and black olive. A fat and smouth wine, with volume. Long-lasting aromas in the mouth.

Aging potential : 5 to 7 years.

Serving temperature : 14-16°C

Pairing : Lamb with herbs, Aubrac rib roast, stuffed vine leaves, eggplants Parmigiana.

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Description

Plot selection

The vines are located on the Pic Saint-Loup appellation. They are planted on a soil resulting from the breakdown of calcareous rocks of the Quaternary period (Jurassic limestone, harder and older). These specificities offer fine and elegant wines, rich of the characteristics of this unique terroir.

Cultivation mode

The vineyard has been managed in organic farming since 2006 and biodynamic practices have been introduced for 5 years.

Grape varieties

Grenache : 40% Cinsault : 40% Syrah : 20%

Winemaking and Aging

Harvest by hand or machine according to the plots. Destemming and direct pressing. Traditional winemaking process with temperature control. Aging in tanks during 3 to 4 months before bottling.

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Colour : Salmon pink with silver glints.

Nose : Intense with aromas of fresh red fruits.

Mouth : Long-lasting aromas of red fruits such as strawberry and cherry.

Aging potential : 2 years.

Serving temperature : 10°C

Pairing : Mediterranean food, white meats, fruit pie, sorbet with an almond biscuit.

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