Les Insolites (Côtes-du-Rhône)
Our red wine Côtes-du-Rhône: Les Insolites
This wine is a plot selection of our best Shiraz in the Côtes du Rhône Appellation
Different types of terroirs can be found in the Côtes du Rhône appellation : stony soils or clay and limestone subsoil.
The maximum yield for this appellation is 51 hl/ha.
De-stemmed, crushed and fermented with regular pump overs (two daily during peak fermentation) to extract colour, flavour and tannins. After 3 weeks ‘on skins’ the fermenters are drained off and the skins pressed. Aged in concrete tanks on lees
- Colour: Very intense ruby red with purple colour reflection
- Aroma: powerful and complex. Spicy notes, tapenade, candied red fruits.
- Palate: very fruity, elegant. the tannins are powerful, yet supplime. This wine has an extraordinary mouth length, typical of the best Rhone valley Syrah.
This wine goes well with cold starters or a leek fondue.
Can be enjoyed now or within 5 years.