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  • Product: Mas de Lavail Côtes Catalanes Ballade Carignan Vieilles Vignes
  • Formats available: 750 ml
  • Appellation: IGP Côtes Catalanes
  • Country: France
  • Raw materials: 100% Carignan
  • SoilType: Black Schist high in the upper valley of the Agly River.
  • Exposition: South
  • Average Yield: 30 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: The vines average 50+ years of age.
  • Duration And Aging Method: Aged in cement tanks, bottling 2 years after the harvest and stored in air-conditioned cellars.
  • Alcohol Content: 14%
  • Production: 5,500 cases

Notes

 
FOOD PAIRING:
Serve at a temperature of 18°C. Best with poultry in sauce, or roasted meat.
 
TASTING NOTES:
The sun of the Roussillon wine region is fully expressed through intense ripe fruits aromas. A round and supple wine with soft tannins and a great balance.