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  • Product: Domaine Sainte-Eugénie Corbières Rouge
  • Formats available: 750 ml
  • Appellation: AOC Corbières
  • Country: France
  • Raw materials: 40% Old vine Carignan, 30% Grenache, 30% Syrah
  • SoilType: Clay, limestone, pebbles.
  • Exposition: Primarily Southern
  • Average Yield: 45 hl/ha
  • Vinification: 100% destemming and crushing. The length of maceration is quite prolonged, usually a minimum of 20 days. A controlled, cool (77°F) fermentation. Malolactic fermentation follows, and blending occurs after 9 months of aging the 3 varietals separately.
  • Region: Languedoc
  • Average Of Vineyards: 30-50 year old vines, 60+ years for the Carignan.
  • Elevation: 300-650 feet
  • Duration And Aging Method: An extensive 24 months, prior to bottling, in vats.
  • Alcohol Content: 13.5%
  • Production: 7,500 cases

Notes

 
FOOD PAIRING:
Barbecued, braised or roast beef, duck or lamb, pheasant, grouse, partridge, flavorful cheese.
 
TASTING NOTES:
Rich, dark purple color. The wines presents a lovely array of fresh red berries, especially cherry and raspberry, with hints of flowers, spice and zest of orange. Full-bodied with rich, round tannins. Wonderfully complex and balanced. Satiny texture.