AOP COSTIÈRES DE NÎMES ROUGE
Southern Rhone Valley – France
Soils are composed of stone alluvium from the quaternary era, that came from the Rhone and Durance rivers.
Harvest & vinification
Traditional vinification are handled separately for each grape variety. Alcoholic fermentation maintained at around 26 to 29°C with an adapted vatting time depending on the grape variety (two to three weeks). Syrah and Mourvedre are aged in barrels. Blending of the wines and bottling.
Grenache – Syrah – Mourvèdre
A deep purple like colour. The flattering sanguine-like nose comes with notes of spices and « guarrigue ». The mouth is generous and ample and the tannins quite silky. Lingering aromas of cherry and jammy strawberry come with the long finish.
Wine & food matching
A perfect companion for pan-fried mushrooms.
Serve at 15 & 16°C.
Enjoy when young (before 5 years).