Noces de feu

Noces de Feu red 2010

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Superb red fortified wine with a subtle balance between alcohol, tanins, fruit, sugar and acidity.

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Area of productionFortified red wine
Soil and climateThe vines are planted on a plateau corresponding to the 2nd terrace of the Tarn river. The Domaine Rotier terroir is composed of very nice gravelly soils.
Grape varieties100% Duras
Climate conditions2010 was one of the dryer and the coolest year (in average temperatures) of the last twelve years. After a cold Winter and beautiful month of April, a cool Spring, Summer was very dry, with some hot days at the end of August which rapidly dried some Duras grapes. These grapes were harvested on August 30th and September 13th.
Type of winemakingFermentation in tank at 25°C to preserve fruity notes. Addition of alcohol to stop yeasts activity and fifteen days maceration.
Type of ageingTwenty one mounths in old barrels. No sulfites added. Bottled on July 13th 2012.
Tasting notesBeautiful dark purple wine with cherrys and black fruits aromas. On the palate, it's a subtle balance between tanins strength and sweetness (135 g/l suggar), alcohol strength and fruit freshness.
Food recommandationExcellent as aperitif, it will match with a lot of cheeses and desserts (red or black fruits, chocolate).
Medals & pricesGuide Bettane :15/20 and coup de coeur

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