Renaissance red 2019


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Area of productionAOC Gaillac
Soil and climateThe vines are planted on a plateau corresponding to the 2° terrace of the Tarn river. The Domaine Rotier Terroir is composed of very nice gravelly soils.
Grape varietiesDuras (30%), Syrah (35%), Braucol (25%), and Cabernet Sauvignon (10%).
Climate conditions2019 climate was very contrasted. January was wet, February and March dry. Spring was fresh and rainy and Summer began very hot. Some important storms in July limited drought. This Summer allowed a good grapes maturation and the harvest occured between September 6th and October 8th in excellent conditions.
Type of winemakingThe different grapes ferment separately at 28 - 30°C. Maceration lasts from 3 to 5 weeks.
Type of ageingAged for one year in French oak barrels (15% new). Bottled on June 28th and 29th 2021.
Tasting notesIn its youth, this wine is dark purple and fruity on the nose, with notes of cassis and cherry mingling with liquorice, pepper and other spices. Full and rich on the palate with good tannic structure and a delicately fruity finish.
Food recommandationThis wine goes well with tasty poultry, lamb or game (hare, venison, wild boar ..) as well as marinated red meat dishes. Serve at 17/18°C. May be cellared for 10 years and more.
Medals & pricesConcours de Toulouse South West wines 2022 : Gold médal
Concours de Gaillac 2022 : Silver medal

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