Balance and freshness ...
Food pairing by Olivier Bompas
AOC Coteaux du Languedoc Red
« Le Clos » Le Clos has aromas of blackberries, Mediterranean herbs, spices and mineral notes. To appreciate its balance, rich, complexity and long finish, it is best to decant this wine before serving.
100% estate grown grapes
Grapes : 60% Syrah, 35% Mourvèdre, 5% Grenache Noir
Soil Type : A blend of river gravel and limestone, with a red loam subsoil; extremely well-drained
Age of vines : Average of 20 years
Fermentation : Block selection and tasting of berries before mechanical harvest with totally destemmed grapes. Three week of long maceration for optimal extraction. Malolactic fermentation at 100%.
Ageing : 12 to 18 months. Partly in French oak (25% new oak), partly in stainless steel.