Crée par © Domaine Mont-Noir - 2019

Photographies : Domaine Mont-Noir - Laurent Dumont - Maurice Séguié

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"Tortue" Red Côtes du Roussillon

"Tortue" Red 

a typical syrah wine

from Roussillon...

 

The vines

2 hectares - "Lo Trau del Vaquer" and "Lo Mas Rafel"

 

Planting density

4000 grapevines / hectare

 

Vine culture

Short cutting, 6 shoots with 2 eyes. Soil maintenance with plowing, organic fertilizer, ecologic phitosanitary protection.

 

Winemaking

This Côtes du Roussillon results to a rigorous selection in our old vines.

On this 2 hectares, we have 3 varieties : Syrah is more present, completed with grenache and carignan. A part of the blend stays in barrels in winter.

Harvested manually, removed of their stalks, the three varieties grapes macerate separately with traditional method during 4 weeks; punchings regulars during this time to let an exceptional aroma extraction.

 

Wine tasting

With a deep red color and a good aroma intensity, ripe red fruits and blackcurrant.

Elegant, hearty, it offers a good expression of the schist soil, sweetness and volume in mouth.

 

Food pairings

Good pairing with lamb chop, red grilled meats and powerful cheese.