AOC Pic Saint-Loup
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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).
Winemaking and Aging : Harvest by hand or by machine according to the plots. Entirely destemmed. Traditional winemaking process with 3 to 4 days maceration in concrete tanks and conical trunk tanks. Aging in concrete tanks during 12 months minimum.
Tasting : This wine has a deep, dark and intense garnet colour. In the nose we have a floral smell with rose and peony who develop to a sugary aniseed taste like liquorice. In the mouth, the wine is greedy and silky, the taste is with minty aromas. Tannins are supple.
Aging potential : 5 to 7 years.
Serving temperature: 14-16°C
Pairing : Matured meat, beef with maurels sauce, roasted quail with dried grapes. For desert tiramisu or chocolate mousse.
Designation : Carra Red 2020
Brand : Château de Lascaux
Appellation : AOC Pic Saint-Loup
Colour : Red
Région : Languedoc (France)
Grape varieties : Syrah (70%), Grenache (30%), Mourvèdre (10%)
Alcohol by Vol. : 14% Alc./Vol.
Jancis Robinson : 17/20
Bettane & Desseauve : 91/100
Perswijn : 16/20
Aging in concrete tanks during at least 12 months
Aromas of red and black fruits with spicy and liquorice overtones : the spontaneous expression of the Pic Saint-Loup !