Plot selection : The vineyards are located at 130 meters up hill on a gently sloping south-east facing slope. The clay-limestone soil is composed of clay loam and fragments of limestone from the erosion of the slopes, alternating with marls and marly-limestones.
Winemaking and Aging : Harvest by hand or by machine according to the plots. Entirely destemmed. Traditional winemaking process with 3 to 4 weeks maceration followed by 14 days of alcoholic fermentation. Aging in concrete tanks during 6 to 8 months minimum.
Tasting : This wine offers a deep and dark garnet colour. The nose has aromas of intense, aromatic red and black fruits as well as a touch of liquorice. In mouth, we found aromas of liquorice, red and black fruits. It is a round wine with a great freshness, a nice balance and mellow tannins.
Aging potential : 5 to 7 years.
Serving temperature : 14-16°C
Pairing : Red meats, dish with Mediterranean herbs, stuffed vegetables, tajine, red fruit soup.
Designation : Garrigue Red 2019
Brand : Château de Lascaux
Appellation : AOC Languedoc
Colour : Red
Vintage : 2019
Region : Languedoc (France)
Grape varieties : Syrah (60%), Grenache (30%), Mourvèdre (10%)
Alcohol by Vol. : 14% Vol.
Falstaff : 93/100
DWWA 2020 : Bronze medal (88 pts)
Aging in concrete tanks during at least 6 to 8 months
A round wine that offers a great freshness and a nice balance, with aromas of liquorice, red and black fruits