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SOLEIL ROUGE 2011

Price VAT: 15.00€

Cépages:
                                     
70% Mourvèdre, 30% Syrah                               
Yield: 22 hl/ha

Maturation:
Aged for 12 months in 500L French oak barrels. 
Bottled May 2013

Alcohol content: 15°

● TERROIR

High terraces and horizontal alluvial soils dating back to the quaternary, with the top 2 meters composed of round Aeolian silica stones amassed in clay mud and deposited on a clay bedrock (altitude 35m).
Located approximately 4km from the Mediterranean Sea, the soils are exposed to windy conditions, creating Aeolian stones, little rain and generous amounts of sunlight (more than 260 days per year).

● VINEYARD

Weeding is done by plough, no chemical fertilizers, use of ecologically responsible cultivating methods. Pruning at the second bud. Manual disbudding and leaf-removal. "Green Harvest" .
Manual harvesting using small 17kg crates.

VINIFICATION
Upon their arrival at the cellar, the grapes are sorted and stems are removed, then they are crushed using pneumatic equipment. The fruit is held at between 7°C and 10°C for 3 to 5 days, maximum fermentation temperature 23°C. Maceration time 18 days with daily punching of the cap.

TASTING NOTES
Visual aspect: black cherry color, purplish, young and deep hue, blue tinges
Nose: open, delectable, pleasant, black fruit, cherries
Palate: pleasant, delicious, an immediate pleasure, fruity, fresh, supple tannins
Food pairing: red mullet a la plancha
Comments Sommeliers Internationals: “a pleasant, enjoyable wine, providing immediate happiness. Well made.”

Packaging: Cartons of 6 or 12 75cl-bottles
Production: approx. 5,828 bottles

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SOLEIL ROUGE 2011








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