Les Nobles Pierres

Pic Saint-Loup

In this cuvée, terroir and time are kings. It is through an atypical and exceptional soil, magnified by a long aging, that this wine wins its spurs.

Description

Plot selection

The vines are planted on a soil resulting from the breakdown of calcareous rocks, made by water, frost and temperature change during one of the last cold stage of the Quaternary period.

Cultivation mode

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

Grape varieties

80% Syrah 20% Grenache

Winemaking and Aging

Harvest by hand. Entirely destemmed. Traditional winemaking with 3 to 4 weeks maceration process followed by alcoholic fermentation during 15 to 20 days in conical trunk tanks. Temperature control during the winemaking process. Aging in French oak tuns during 12 to 14 months, then 3 months aging in vats before bottling and minimum 1 year aging in bottle.

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Colour : Intense red colour with garnet glints.

Nose : Aromas of ripe black fruits and sweet spices, with hints of garrigue.

Mouth : Aromas of ripe black fruits. A velvety mouth with fine tannins. It is a fresh wine with structure long-lasting aromas.

Aging potential : 7 years.

Serving temperature : 16-18°C

Pairing : Duck magret, rib steak, lamb, chocolate dessert.

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