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  • Product: Mas de Lavail La Desirade
  • Formats available: 750 ml
  • Appellation: AOC Côtes du Roussillon Villages
  • Country: France
  • Raw materials: 50% Syrah, 25% Old vine Carignan, 25% Grenache
  • SoilType: Black Schist high in the upper valley of the Agly River.
  • Exposition: South
  • Average Yield: 25 hl/ha
  • Vinification: Grapes are harvested by hand and destemmed before being placed in vats. Alcoholic fermentation is done at 25°C with regular pumping over for a soft extraction. Maceration lasts 4 weeks before pressing.
  • Region: Roussillon
  • Average Of Vineyards: Vines average 50+ years of age.
  • Elevation: 150m
  • Duration And Aging Method: The wine matures for 12 months in French oak barrels. It is bottled during the two years following the harvest and stocked in air conditioned cellars.
  • Alcohol Content: 14%
  • Production: 780 cases

Notes

 
FOOD PAIRING:
Roast beef, lamb, game and cheese.
 
TASTING NOTES:
Dark ruby. Complex nose with red fruits, ripe blackcurrant, and black cherry aromas.The mouth is enhanced by a mass of warm, sunny spices flavors. Nice, long finish and spices, liquorice and cocoa notes.